Repair centre pays £65,000 for lorry crush death

Source: on 2009-12-03 09:53:00

The death of an experienced mechanic when a 24-tonne lorry collapsed on top of him has cost a commercial vehicle repair centre £65,000.Martin Carswell suffered fatal injuries in June 2007 while working underneath the four-axle, eight-wheel drain cleaning vehicle. He had lifted the lorry around six feet off the ground with four hydraulic lifts, but instead of putting the lifts on the front and fourth axles - which is common ...

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