One of Mr Al Mousawi's friends earlier said:'He is a great guy and we all knew him as he had quite an active social life. He was single.'No, actually he's an utter menace who has killed one woman stupid enough to accept a ride from him and so very nearly killed a innocent cab driver.
The large Iraqi community who work in restaurants, bakeries and money exchange shops on the Edgware Road were all aware that Mr Al Mousawi had been involved in the A40 crash. The black metal shutters at the jewellery store remained closed.
'It is just terrible, and we knew something was wrong when he did not come to open the store,' said a neighbouring storekeeper. 'We heard he was involved in the crash (Ed: Err...) and in a very bad way. We are all hoping he survives as he is such a nice young man.'
Another jeweller added: 'He is a very nice person. We would always say hello and he was friendly. Everyone around here knows about the A40 crash. When you look at the photos of the car it is a miracle that he is alive.'They speak about it as if it was an act of nature, like a flood or lightning strike. Not the stupidity and arrogance of one man...