POLICE have released an image of the driver who was jailed for causing the death of a St Mary Bourne teenager.

Mohammed Zaman, from Wimbourne Gardens, Reading, was sentenced to 20 months in prison on Tuesday, June 6 after pleading guilty to causing the death 16-year-old Macaully (Mac) Sutcliffe by careless driving.

The court heard how the 32-year-old was driving a Mercedes Vito van on October 14 at the junction of Bloswood Lane and Harroway, near Whitchurch, when he failed to abide by the give way signs on the approach to the junction.

The court further heard he had not paid significant attention to his sat nav which warned of the junction ahead.

In interview he told police he had seen the moped was indicating but had misinterpreted the direction of the indication.

While sentencing the judge praised the 16-year-old victim’s exemplary riding and said all the fault for the collision lay with Mr Zaman.

In addition to the 20-month custodial sentence, Zaman's licence was endorsed and he was given 2 years 10 months disqualification with a requirement to retest after that.

Speaking on behalf of Mac’s family, his dad the Rev Richard Sutcliffe, said: “No court sentence can help to fill the gap that is left following the death of our son, Mac.

"As well as missing his presence now, we have huge regrets for his future that was so cruelly cut short.

"We are enormously proud of the fine young man that he had become. He touched many people and we all miss him dreadfully.

"We are very grateful for all of the support we have received from so many people at this difficult time."