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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…


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…