M1 death crash truck David Wagstaff cleared of charge
A second lorry driver involved in a crash on the M1 that killed eight people has been cleared of causing death by dangerous driving.
David Wagstaff had previously admitted eight counts of the lesser charge of causing death by careless driving.
Wagstaff, 54, was on a hands-free call when his lorry forced a minibus under a stationary lorry in lane one.
The driver of the other lorry involved, Ryszard Masierak, 31, was convicted on Tuesday of dangerous driving charges.
The pair are due to be sentenced at Aylesbury Crown Court on 23 March.
Wagstaff described what happened as a "lack of... read more
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