Failed brakes 'caused fatal Bath tipper truck crash'
A tipper truck crashed and killed four people because its brakes failed, the driver's trial has heard.
Mitzi Steady, Robert Parker, 59, Philip Allen, 52, and Stephen Vaughan, 34, died in the crash in Bath in February 2015.
Bristol Crown Court heard they were struck by a lorry carrying aggregate in Lansdown Lane.
Driver Phillip Potter, 20, denies causing the deaths by dangerous and careless driving.
He and his boss Matthew Gordon were driving two trucks carrying 30-tonne loads from a Wiltshire quarry on 9 February, the court heard.
'Shambles' Mr Gordon, who was driving in front of Mr Potter,... read more
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