A young mum deliberately ploughed her Audi into a crowd of people during a knife fight and reversed over a man.
Leona Bailey, 26, drove to the scene of a family feud in Bulwell, Nottinghamshire, where two sets of cousins were chasing each other on January 26.
People started hitting the car with their fists before she put her foot down, a court heard.
Bailey hit one man and reversed over him before he was rushed to hospital with broken ribs, a fractured pelvis, bruised lungs and cuts and bruises, Nottinghamshire Live reports.
She was subsequently arrested and charged with causing serious injury by dangerous driving.
Bailey admitted the charge and was jailed for 16 months and disqualified from driving for two years at Nottingham Crown Court on September 8.
Judge Stuart Rafferty QC said: "You were the driver who was going to get them there with no clear idea of what happened.
"Did you run him over deliberately? The prosecution say, 'no'. They accepted a lesser charge from you but undoubtedly you hit him by driving dangerously".
He added: “It's merciful you didn't kill him".
Jonathan Straw, mitigating, said Bailey panicked after arriving.
At the time, she had lost her accommodation, contact with her GP and stopped taking her medication for chronic mental health difficulties.
Bailey, of Cinderhill Road, Bulwell, received 12 months concurrently from a previous suspended sentence she breached.
Abi Joyce, prosecuting, last week told the court that an argument had broken out beforehand between members of the Hussain family and Ayub family at an address in Goverton Square.
The court was shown dashcam and CCTV footage from the time of the incident, which showed Sufiyan Hussain, Shaban Hussain, and Shaad Ayub all holding knives.
The dashcam footage showed Sufiyan Hussain being chased by other members of the group who were waving the knives in the air.
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The men made their way to Saxondale Drive where Leona Bailey, a friend of the Ayub family, had driven in her black Audi.
Bailey, who was aware of the argument, drove her car into the group, seriously injuring the victim, who still suffers from a lot of pain and nightmares.
Ms Joyce had told the court one witness described the scene as ‘chaos’, saying: “She thought they were going to attack each other. She also then saw someone lying in the road, shouting and screaming.”
Ms Joyce continued: “The Audi reversed back, the Audi then drove a few metres along Saxondale Drive. Bailey said she made no attempt to avoid the group but did not target any person in particular.”
Both Shaban and Sufiyan Hussain then ran towards the car and began kicking the driver’s side window, the court heard.
A knife was recovered by police, which had traces of DNA matching the pair.
Shaad Ayub, 29, of Brayton Crescent, Bulwell, Sufiyan Hussain, 22, of Patchwork Row, Shirebrook, and Shaban Hussain, 20, of Brayton Crescent, Bulwell, pleaded guilty to affray and possession of a bladed article.
They each received a two-year custodial sentence for both charges set to run contemporaneously, which was reduced to 15 months due to the time they have already spent in custody.
Ayub was sentenced to an additional seven days imprisonment for being in breach of a suspended prison sentence at the time of the offence.
Sufiyan Hussain was also handed an additional seven days in custody for being in breach of a community order at the time of the offence.
Two other men charged with affray and possession of a bladed article and a third man charged with affray in connection with the incident are due to stand trial on March 8 next year.
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