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The driver who dumped the body on the roadside after he died while taking a passerby to the hospital has been sentenced to prison.

According to the legal community today (24th), in December of last year, driver A hit Mr. B, who was dragging a handcart, while driving on a one-way road.

Person A, who was seriously injured and collapsed, put Mr. B in the back seat of the vehicle and headed to the hospital, when he found out that Mr. B had died and returned to the scene of the accident.

Then, he threw the body of Mr. B on the roadside and fled.

The passenger also helped A's crime.

The 1st Criminal Division of the Seosan Branch of the Daejeon District Court (Chief Judge Kim Yong-chan) sentenced Mr. A to 3 years in prison for the charge of manslaughter and desertion under the Act on Aggravated Punishment for Specific Crimes.

The passenger was sentenced to two years and six months in prison and four years of probation.

The court said, "After causing a traffic accident and causing the victim to die, there is a very high possibility of accusing the victim of abandoning the victim and running away." The sentencing was decided in consideration of the points,” he judged.

Meanwhile, the case is being heard in the 3rd Criminal Division of the Daejeon High Court (Judge Jeong Jae-oh) as an appeal by Mr. A.