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Paralysed road tester suing former employer

Paralysed road tester suing former employer

Personal injury compensation is being sought by a technician left paralysed following an accident at work.

According to AM Online, Stephen Harris sustained life-changing injuries during a road traffic accident that took place while he was test driving a Ferrari for Kent High Performance Cars in 2008.

Mr Harris had been asked to try out the Italian supercar company's 348TS model by taking it for a spin on the A274 near Maidstone but lost control of the vehicle while travelling at around 80 mph.

The professional - who is now wheelchair-bound and in need of constant care - subsequently hit another car and then crashed into some trees at the road side and seriously hurt himself.

He is now taking legal action against his employer - which was established in 1983 - on the grounds that his manager Roger Collingwood instructed him to drive the car at speeds of up to 100 mph.

Contact our accident and injury solicitors on 0800 916 9046 or email enquiries@rjw.co.uk if you would like advice on any personal injury matter

Posted by Trusha Vyas