Sandra Laud, four, and her six-year-old brother, Omar, were holding their mother's hand when Everill Laud drove into them in Old Trafford, Manchester, last October.
Yesterday at Manchester Crown Court, Laud, 52, a machinist from Old Trafford, pleaded guilty to the manslaughter, due to diminished responsibility, of his daughter and guilty to the attempted murder of his 36-year-old wife, Pat, who appeared at the hearing on crutches.
The court was told that after the incident, Laud lay down in the car park repeating: 'What have I done? My only daughter.'
Mrs Laud suffered a fractured skull and her right hip was fractured in the incident.
David Turner QC, for the defence, said of Laud: 'When he drove on to the car park he was suffering from an abnormality of mind which impaired his sense of responsibility.'
The judge, Mr Justice Alliott, told Laud yesterday: 'This appalling tragedy stems from your obsessive, morbid jealousy.' He jailed him for six years on both counts, the sentences to run concurrently.Reuse content