Cyclist sues council after pothole injury

May 6, 2010 | by | 2 Comments

A Met Office worker who cycled to work as part of a local Government scheme is to sue the council after he was thrown off his bike and seriously injured when he hit a pothole. Luke Reeman needed extensive surgery for a shattered left wrist, broken arm and nerve damage and lost the feeling in…

Road rage motorist ‘used car as weapon’ to kill cyclist

April 28, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A driver knocked over and killed a cyclist in a revenge attack after the man accidentally clipped his wing mirror, a court has heard. Sean Fitzgerald, 36, allegedly chased Paul Webb, 42, for 300 yards before he mounted the pavement and rammed him off his mountain bike. Warwick Crown Court heard Fitzgerald ”used his car…

Soldier ‘killed by 15ft pothole’ on Wiltshire road

March 30, 2010 | by | 0 Comments

A soldier who served in Afghanistan was killed after crashing his bicycle into a lorry as he swerved to avoid a 15ft-long pothole. Tragic Captain Jonathan Allen, 29, suffered severe head injuries as he tried to dodge the waterlogged ‘trench’ in the rain. Locals say the roads are in a ”shocking” condition after the cold…