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Manslaughter – Fatal Lorry Accident Claims

In this tragic road traffic accident a lorry driver was cleared of causing death by dangerous driving and causing death by careless driving when the breaks of a lorry failed on a steep hill.

However the owner of the haulage company was responsible for the vehicle and the Company’s mechanic who was responsible for checking the lorry’s breaks were convicted in the Crown Court for manslaughter by gross negligence of four people who were tragically lost their life in the fatal accident claim.

It is reported that both the owner and the chief mechanic could face significant lengthy custodial sentence.

The scale and tragic consequences following the fatal road accident with the lorry is that four people had lost their lives including a little girl who was only four.

Our sincere condolences go out to all the families and friends of those that have been involved in such a needless and tragic fatal road accident.