||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 112 (Apr)
|| EWHC 704 (QB)
||Queen's Bench Division
||William Braithwaite QC and Amanda Yip (instructed by Tranters Freeclaim Solicitors) for the claimant.
||Mark Turner QC (instructed by Berrymans Lace Mawer Solicitors) for the defendant.
||7 April 2009
Road traffic - Accident - Negligence - Liability - Claimant walking into road after consuming alcohol and being hit by car driven by defendant - Claimant sustaining catastrophic head injuries as result of accident - Claimant commencing proceedings against defendant in negligence - Whether defendant liable.
Road traffic Accident. Queen's Bench Division: Where a claimant had sustained catastrophic head injuries after consuming alcohol and walking in front of a car driven by a defendant, it was held that, on the evidence, the defendant was not negligent, and he was not legally liable for the accident.
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