08 April 2009
Man to receive six-figure sum in compensation after road accident
A man who was left with serious injuries after being run over on a dual carriageway in July 2007 is to receive a payout of at least six figures.
Paul Lloyd was helping to push a car which had a blown out tyre to the side of the road in Slough near west London when an articulated lorry travelled over his right foot, the Slough and Windsor Observer reports.
So serious was the damage that the 40-year-old had to undergo 30 operations and has had four of his toes and part of his foot removed.
He is also at risk of needing his right lower leg amputated.
Mr Lloyd, who used to be a PE teacher and head coach of a swimming club, is no longer able to walk unaided.
During a recent hearing, it was ruled that the driver of the lorry was 80 per cent liable for the injuries.