Lorry driver who knocked down bridge on M20 admits dangerous driving

Lorry driver who knocked down bridge on M20 admits dangerous driving
 

A lorry driver has pleaded guilty to causing serious injury by dangerous driving after crashing into a motorway bridge and causing £1.5 million of damage.
Heavy machinery on the back of a lorry being driven by Alan Austen struck the M20 footbridge on August 27 last year.
The impact caused the bridge, between junctions four and three, to collapse on to the London-bound carriageway at Ryarsh in Kent.
No-one was killed but Jim Shaw, 73, of Thamesmead, south-east London, was left with three broken ribs after he came off his motorbike to avoid the fallen bridge.
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14 December 2017 in Hot News, Views: 35
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