The 31-year-old former Coventry and West Brom striker apologised publicly for the first time after serving three years of a six-year sentence after he killed father-of-two Douglas Graham in a car accident near Coventry in November 2003. He also caused serious injuries to another man, Albert Frisby, and fled the scene of the accident on foot to avoid a breath test.
But a remorseful Hughes said: "I wish to make some comment about the circumstances that resulted in my imprisonment three years ago. I´m acutely aware of my actions, which resulted in the death of one person and serious injury to others. I only wish I could turn back the clock."
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