One of Damilola Taylor's killers is jailed for four years for dangerous driving

One of Damilola Taylor's killers is jailed for four years after driving into a female police officer Ricky Preddie, 32, pleaded guilty to causing serious injury by dangerous driving He has been sentenced to four years behind bars by Harrow Crown Court   Ricky and his brother Danny killed schoolboy Damilola Taylor in November 2000

By Sophie Tanno For Mailonline

Published: 17:48 GMT, 21 February 2020 | Updated: 17:58 GMT, 21 February 2020

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One of the killers of 10-year-old Damilola Taylor has been jailed for four years after driving into a female police officer.

Ricky Preddie was 13 and his brother Danny 12 when they killed the schoolboy in November 2000 in a crime that shocked the nation.

The pair were jailed for eight years for Damilola's manslaughter in 2006. 

Ricky Preddie (pictured) has been jailed for four years after driving into a female police officer

Ricky Preddie (pictured) has been jailed for four years after driving into a female police officer

Ricky Preddie, 32, also known as Ricky Johnson, is back behind bars after pleading guilty to causing serious injury by dangerous driving, driving whilst disqualified, failing to stop, and driving without insurance at Harrow Crown Court on Thursday.

The injured police officer has since made a full recovery.  

Scotland Yard said he was sentenced to four years imprisonment and banned from driving for 12 years, which will start when he is released from jail.

He was driving an Alfa Romeo in Wembley, north London, when police tried to stop his car on the afternoon of November 6 last year.

Preddie stopped the car but reversed along the pavement before crashing into a police vehicle, causing leg and neck injuries to

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