Flatbed lorry driver causes “significant injury” to jogger after driving with stabilising leg extended over pavement


 

A lorry driver pleaded guilty to causing serious injury to a jogger after he failed to bring in one of the stabilising legs on his flatbed truck. Newcastle Magistrates Court heard that Andrew Brady, 58, failed to withdraw one of the lorry’s stabilising legs before setting off along Cleadon Lane, in Cleadon, South Tyneside. He drove for nearly two thirds of a mile with the leg stretched out above the pavement before it stuck a male runner, who suffered serious […]