Kadeel Newby lost control of his Toyota Yaris on a bridge while driving without a seat belt
Father-of-two Kadeel Newby, 23, lost control of his Toyota Yaris on a bridge while driving without a seat belt.
His mistress Natasha Gregson said he was driving like the Stig from TV’s Top Gear.
The car hit railings, throwing Mr Newby and Miss Gregson, 21, out the back window.
She suffered a fractured skull and laceration to her liver and mechanic Mr Newby died from multiple injuries.
Blood tests showed he was one-and-a-half times the drink-drive limit.
Korette (pictured) listened as details of his six-day relationship were revealed
I had been seeing a lad called Kadeel Newby and he told me he was separated from his ex and had been for about five months and had two children
The affair only emerged when Miss Gregson regained consciousness.
This week Mr Newby’s wife Korette, 26, listened as details of his six-day relationship with Miss Gregson were revealed at an inquest into his death.
The Newbys – said to be inseparable – had two children, Kashai, six, and Lauriyon, three.
They honeymooned in Greece and enjoyed family trips to Egypt and America.
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But last year the Newbys, of Mossley, Greater Manchester, started arguing and in October he began the affair.
His mistress Natasha Gregson (pictured) said he was driving like the Stig
In a statement Miss Gregson, who was not at the inquest at the request of Mrs Newby, said: “I had been seeing a lad called Kadeel Newby and he told me he was separated from his ex and had been for about five months and had two children.
“I don't normally go for guys with children.
“He always picked me up in his Toyota Yaris but he never wore his seatbelt, it was plugged in and he sat on it.
“When I had been with Kadeel his driving was erratic. He drove like the Stig, at some points I wanted to tell him to stop. It was like the world was going to stop and he wanted to get there quick.”
The 2am tragedy happened in Horwich on October 12 after Mr Newby had earlier picked up Miss Gregson for the evening in Manchester.
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Tests showed Mr Newby had 113 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood
Tests showed Mr Newby had 113 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood.
The legal limit is 80mg. Mrs Newby told the inquest: “I still can’t believe he’s gone and don’t know how I will ever get over this. We were each other’s world.”
Passing a verdict of death by traffic collision, coroner Alan Walsh said: “Kadeel was a young man with a devoted wife and two young children – someone who had his life in front of him.
This has had such a dramatic and devastating affect on Korette.
“This was a high speed collision with the devastating and tragic loss of life.”