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Speed a contributing factor in crash death of Sergeant Geoffrey Richardson, inquest hears

By Georgina Mitchell
Updated June 13 2018 - 9:36am, first published 8:00am
Speed a factor in death of Sergeant Geoffrey Richardson, inquest hears
Speed a factor in death of Sergeant Geoffrey Richardson, inquest hears

A police officer who died in a Hunter Valley crash in 2016 was driving at high speed to deploy road spikes ahead of a police chase when his car crashed into a tree, killing him instantly, an inquest has heard.

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