Colinton Hit-and-Run Death

Colinton Hit-and-Run Death

13 years for maniac who killed Olivia

A "MANIAC" driver who killed a four-year-old girl in a hit-and-run crash while high on drugs was sentenced to 13 years in prison today.

Death sparks drug-driving blitz demand

OLIVIA Donachie's death today sparked further calls for tougher action to be taken to tackle the problem of drug-driving.

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Three-day drug spree AFTER death drive

HIT-AND-RUN killer Daniel Jackson pawned his wife's jewellery and went on a three-day drugs binge after mowing down four-year-old Olivia Donachie.

Day when two worlds collided and a child died

IT started as a day like any other in the Donachie household. It was a hive of activity as four-year-old Olivia was getting ready for nursery alongside her seven-year-old brother, Sam, who went to the adjoining primary school.

Little Olivia, another victim of a society blighted by drugs

RACHEL Donachie was collecting her daughter, Olivia, from nursery school when, a mile away, the intoxicated driver of a Jeep Cherokee began to leave a trail of destruction that would end in the four-year-old's death.

Driver admits killing Olivia in horror smash

A DRUG-fuelled driver killed a four-year-old girl and badly injured her mother after leaving a trail of damage following twenty minutes of mayhem during which he drove "like a maniac".

500 mourn tragic Olivia

THE funeral of four-year-old hit and run victim Olivia Donachie has taken place in Edinburgh.

Tragic Olivia is laid to rest

THE funeral of Olivia Donachie, who was the victim of a hit-and-run accident, was due to take place this morning.

Funeral date set for Olivia

THE funeral of tragic hit-and-run victim Olivia Donachie will take place at Morningside's Braid Church next Tuesday.

Mother loses leg after crash that claimed daughter's life

THE mother injured in an alleged hit-and run which claimed the life of her four-year-old daughter has had a leg amputated, her husband said yesterday.

Tragic mum loses leg

THE father of tragic hit-and-run victim Olivia Donachie today spoke of his heartbreak at the loss of his "lively, fun and affectionate little girl".

Olivia death: man in court

A 31-YEAR-OLD man has appeared in court in connection with the death of hit-and-run victim Olivia Donachie.

Man in court over death of Olivia

DANIEL Jackson, 31, was remanded in custody at Edinburgh Sheriff Court yesterday over the death of Olivia Donachie, four, who was hit by a car in Colinton, Edinburgh, last Wednesday.

Churchgoers told to pray for hit-and-run driver

MEMBERS of the church attended by the family of four-year-old Olivia Donachie have been asked to pray for the driver of the car which killed her.

Police charge man in connection with Olivia's hit-and-run death

A MAN is due in court tomorrow charged in connection with the death of a four-year-girl killed in an alleged hit-and-run accident.

Man charged over hit and run horror

A MAN has been charged in connection with the hit-and-run death of four-year-old Olivia Donachie.

Olivia hit-and-run police wait to interview man in hospital

A MAN who was admitted to hospital is to be questioned about the crash that killed toddler Olivia Donachie and seriously injured her mother, it emerged last night.

Family tells driver 'give yourself up'

THE family of the hit-and-run driver who killed four-year-old Olivia Donachie have been trying to call him to persuade him to hand himself into police.

Speeding to a date with death

THIS is the death crash Jeep Cherokee just minutes before it mowed down Olivia Donachie.

Crash mother told of Olivia's death

PAUL Donachie faced the most heart-rending moment a father can endure when he had to tell his wife their four-year-old daughter had been killed by a hit-and-run driver. Weeping with grief, he broke the news to his wife moments before she underwent surgery for injuries she sustained in the horrific crash outside the family home.

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