Accident - Peckham High Street / Bellenden Street, London

Amount claimed: Ongoing
Accident date: Tuesday 02 Jun 2009


Hgv turned left across path of cyclist

Injuries / damage

Degloving injury to leg

What happened?

The client was cycling to her job as a teacher in the morning along peckham high street when a hgv driver turned left across her path,he was charged and convicted of careless driving .He appealed ,and after 2 days of evidence in the crown court ,his conviction was upheld ,although his sentence was reduced from a 9 month ban to 6 points on his licence.There was expert engineering evidence for both the cps and the defence on the issue of what the hgv driver could have seen on his mirrors.

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