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Cycling accident claim launched by journalist

Cycling accident claim launched by journalist
A man is seeking substantial cycling accident compensation following a collision that left him with multiple broken bones.

James Moore is taking legal action after an incident last February in which he was knocked off his vehicle by a petrol tanker while he was on his way home in Wood Green, London.

This accident left the 40-year-old with fractures to his left leg, pelvis and ribs, as well as a collapsed lung as he was dragged under the vehicle.

During a case heard at Waltham Forest Magistrates' Court, the journalist - who was put into a medically-induced coma for three weeks after the incident - stated he now struggles with post-traumatic stress and also has to use a wheelchair.

"I remember screaming 'stop, stop' ... then I can remember being under the lorry and in considerable pain," he said.

Consequently, he is pursuing damages from the tanker driver's insurers on the grounds of his negligence.

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Posted by Francesca Witney