Teacher with cannabis in her system dies after overtaking school bus on bend


Gemma Elizabeth Ashling, 40, died two days after the crash in Boston, Lincolnshire

A dedicated teacher was killed when she smashed into a van while trying to overtake a school bus.

An inquest heard Gemma Elizabeth Ashling had small amounts of cannabis in her system which may have affected her driving.

The 40-year-old, a teacher at Boston High School in Lincolnshire, died two days after the crash, which happened shortly before 4pm on November 26.

Her Hyundai crashed into a Royal Mail van coming in the opposite direction, Lincolnshire Live reports .

Ms Ashling was described immediately after her death as a “dedicated, enthusiastic, kind and a wonderfully warm-hearted teacher, colleague and friend”

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