Glasgow City Council fails in claim for more then £6.5m over 2014 bin lorry tragedy


 

A legal bid by Glasgow City Council to recover more than £6.5m from a former employer of a bin lorry driver who blacked out at the wheel and killed six people has failed. Harry Clarke collapsed in December 2014 while driving a 26-tonne truck in Glasgow city centre before it veered out of control and crashed into pedestrians. Settlements totalling £6,555,872 were later paid out to those injured and the families of those killed. Lawyers for the council argued that […]