W D Cormack & Sons fined £8,000 after driver sustains serious injuries falling from trailer


 

Thurso-based haulier W D Cormack & Sons has been fined £8,000 after one of its drivers was left severely injured after falling from a trailer that he was loading. Perth Sheriff Court heard that driver Colin Sutherland, 53, sustained a fractured skull and broke his pelvis, three ribs and a wrist in the fall, which has also left him with limited sensation in his face and ongoing mobility problems. The fall occurred whilst Sutherland was loading the trailer with bags […]