Pedestrian Craig Rodger paid a terrible price for his chivalry when he stopped to let a woman walk in front of him.

In the split second that he halted momentarily in the road, the 28-year old was mown down at 80mph by a hit-and run driver taking a mobile phone call at the wheel of his luxury Porsche.

Maintenance worker Craig was thrown 114 feet into the air by the force of the impact and was left dying in the road as the 260mph Panamera V8 sped off into the night.

The victim was treated at the scene by passersby and paramedics but passed away the following day in hospital from multiple injuries.

The car was later found dumped and burnt out just half a mile away from the scene of the crash which occurred outside the Spread Eagle pub in Chorlton, Manchester.

Police tried to track down the driver of the car Mohammed Basit Chaudhry, 26 but he fled the UK to evade justice and was never caught.

Now officers have revealed Chaudhry has himself been killed in a car crash whilst on the run in Dubai.

The crash occurred just one month after Chaudhry had been ordered to pay back a small portion of money made from a £2.5m counterfeit clothing racket he ran with his family.

The brash businessman - who was known as ''Loadsamoney'' due to his habit of flashing wads of cash had previously been jailed for over three years - yet had been freed after serving just six months.

Details emerged at a Manchester inquest where Chaudhry was formally named as the driver. Two men have been charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice in relation to Mr Rodger's death.

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