A stalker, who once bombarded his ex-girlfriend with 50 calls in one night, repeatedly rammed her car forcing it off the road and nto a bus stop.
Lewis McLaughlin, 25, also bombarded his victim with 185 Whatsapp messages in just four hours and threatened to put explicit pictures of her on Facebook , a court has heard.
The heavy drinker also called her a "s***" and a "s***" after believing that she was still in contact with her ex-boyfriend.
McLaughlin, of Grimsby, admitted stalking his between May 6 and 13, dangerous driving and having no insurance on May 9, reports Grimsby Live .
Michael Greenhalgh, prosecuting, told Grimsby Crown Court that McLaughlin's relationship with his girlfriend deteriorated and he sometimes lost his temper.
Police had to be called twice during their relationship.
When she ended it, he could not cope with that and threatened her, the court heard.
He phoned her up to 50 times at night and, on May 13, sent her 185 WhatsApp messages in four hours.
McLaughlin threatened to put explicit pictures of the woman on Facebook and made more threats.
He followed her when she picked up her son from school and blocked the road with his car before trying to open her car door.
He followed her again and rammed the side of her car, causing it to leave the road and hit a bus stop. He drove his car into hers four times.
McLaughlin had convictions for 48 previous offences, including wounding, assault, affray and harassment, and had breached an antisocial behaviour order.
Recorder Mark McKone told him that the woman called the dangerous driving episode "terrifying" but fortunately she was not injured.
"She could have been killed," he said.
"It was very intense and irrational behaviour which was bound to have caused the complainant concern."
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