The court heard that his three accomplices were also EU migrants who all had previous convictions in their native Hungary. The cousins, who had moved to Britain from the Czech Republic, had been walking across the road hand-in-hand to buy crisps at a nearby shop when they were struck.Rather than stopping Hegedus sped off and later that night posted a picture on social media of him sporting grin and holding a bottle of Prosecco in one hand and Schnapps in the other, wishing his followers ‘Happy New Year’.Hegedus had been convicted in February 2000 of robbery in a gang, aggravated battery and and misuse of a document and was given five years in jail.Then in May 2007, before he moved to Britain, he was given a suspended sentence for car theft and counterfeiting. “It was the worst possible experience which I have to live through to bury my own daughter – it is the worst thing possible for parents.“I have to live and bring up my other children. I wantjustice but I’m very sad that the person who is responsible for the death of my daughter is going to be free in a few years whilst daughter will never come back.”Milan Kroka, Zaneta’s father, said: “Nothing will ever bring back our daughter and our family is still struggling to come to terms with this devastating tragedy. Those young girls have been tragically taken from us.”The incident continues to have a huge impact on mine and the rest of the family’s lives, and ultimately, today’s sentencing will not undo what’s happened. Zaneta was so young and full of life, it is still hard to believe at times she is no longer with us.”Hegedus admitted causing death by careless driving, having no driving licence and failing to report the car had been involved in a crash. He also pleaded guilty to perverting justice by falsely claiming to police the vehicle had been stolen.Orsos, Kalanyos and Peto all admitted perverting justice. Orsos got 20 months, Peto 25 months and Kalanyos 21 months. Hegedus was also banned from driving for five years. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily Front Page newsletter and new audio briefings. Jason Wakeford, spokesman for Brake, said: “There is nothing careless in taking someone’s life. Having this distinction between careless and dangerous is one of the reasons sentences are so low for these offences and it is something that requires urgent attention from the Government.”Manchester Crown Court heard how Hegedus had been travelling at 40mph in a 30mph zone, when hit the two little girls on Ashton Road in Oldham, Greater Manchester. Gabor Hegedus, 38, who was the driver of a car in a hit and run crash which killed two girlsCredit: Cavendish Press (Manchester) Ltd The 39-year-old, who has a string of convictions in Hungary, but was in the UK legally under EU law, was arrested the following day.He was initially charged with causing death by dangerous driving, which carries a maximum sentence of 14-years in prison, but fearing they might struggle to prove the case, prosecutors later accepted his guilty plea to a lesser charge, which carries a maximum sentence of just five years.After admitting two counts of causing death by careless driving, Hegedus was jailed for four years, meaning he could be out in two, effectively serving just 12 months for each life he took. Judge John Potter said: “It’s not clear whether I have power to recommend whether each of you should be deported. If I do, I make that recommendation – but it may be a matter for the Home Office. Gabor HegedusCredit:FACEBOOK In a statement read to the hearing Sylva Kotlarova mother of Helena said: “When you see your child lying there and who has died and you want her to go home with you and to get up it’s very painful – it’s like the worst possible dream. Road safety campaigners have called for an urgent review of the law to increase the length of sentences being handed out in fatal road accidents. One was a convicted rapist and killer who had been to prison twice whilst another had served more than four years in jail for fraud and forgery.The men were travelling in a convoy of two vehicles, having just finished work on a house clearance.Following the impact, Hegedus sped off and dumped the car on a dirt track, before one of his accomplices reported the vehicle stolen.He shaved his head and beard in an attempt to disguise himself, but was arrested the following day after police traced him through CCTV.Police said they found cannabis in his system, but it was impossible to say how much had been in his system at the time of impact.He was initially charged with causing death by dangerous driving, but after analysing CCTV, prosecutors was decided that even though he had been travelling at an excessive speed, hisvision had been obscured by a van coming the other way.The Crown therefore decided to accept Hegedus’s guilty plea to the lesser charge of careless driving. 11-year-old Zaneta KrokovaCredit:Cavendish Press (Manchester) Ltd Helina Kotlarova, 12, victim of Oldham hit and run crashCredit:: Cavendish Press (Manchester) Ltd The vehicle involved in the crashCredit: Cavendish Press (Manchester) Ltd A convicted criminal from Hungary who killed two little girls in a hit and run last New Year’s Eve and then tried to cover up the crime, has been jailed for just four years.Gabor Hegedus was speeding moments before he ploughed into cousins, Heline Kotlarova, 12, and Zaneta Krokova, 11, in Oldham, sending one of the girls flying 65ft through the air.Helina, who was propelled into the path of an oncoming car, was pronounced dead at the scene while Zaneta died in hospital two days later.Hegedus who had no valid driving licence, and his three Hungarian accomplices – who were all convicted criminals – failed to stop at the scene and later dumped the Peugeot car, reporting it stolen.