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Driver whose load of wooden roof frames fell off his lorry crushing workman into burning hot asphalt on freshly laid road …

Paul Turnbull is paralysed from the waist-down & suffered burns in the accident
The 39-year-old uses a wheelchair and said life was ‘turned upside down’
Roward, of Edinburgh, guilty of causing serious injury by dangerous driving


Workman crushed into boiling-hot tarmac when lorry shed load on top of him

A workman suffered life-changing injuries after being crushed into boiling hot tarmac when a lorry shed a heavy load on top of him.
Paul Turnbull, 39, suffered life-changing spinal fractures and significant burns when 13 trusses fell from Fraser Rowan…

Tragic: Northumberland truck driver dies before opening his presents on Christmas Day

Larger than life gentle giant Phil Clark lived life to the full.
But on Christmas Day tragedy struck when the 49-year-old died on the sofa as family presents still laid under the tree.
Only hours before, Phil had been dancing in the kitchen with doting…

Overturned lorry carrying 44 tonnes of glass closes major Northumberland road

A lorry carrying 44 tonnes of glass overturned on a major Northumberland[1] road.
The HGV left the carriageway of the A68[2] two miles north of Rochester and landed on its side on the grass verge at around 2.30pm on Thursday.
Luckily the lorry driver w…

Thatcham murder accused dies, bus driver admits error, coke lorry rolls in and more stories you may have missed

Convictions and trials have filled the headlines in Reading[1] and Berkshire[2] this week.
A major development saw a man arrested and charged with the murder of Thatcham mum[3] , dead in prison.
John Wright, 32, of The Hollands, Thatcham[4] died in HMP…