Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 120 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWHC 1361 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division

Judge Richard Seymour QC sitting as a judge of the High Court

Representation Christopher Purchas QC and Bernard Doherty (instructed by Taylor Vinters, Cambridge) for the claimant.
  Jonathon Marks QC (instructed by Philip Parsons) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 9 July 2002


Negligence - Duty to take care - Road accident - Claimant attempting to cross road from behind bus - Claimant struck by coach travelling in opposite direction - Whether coach driver negligent.

The Case

In a road traffic accident where the claimant had attempted to cross the road from behind a bus and been hit by a coach which was travelling in the opposite direction, it was held on the evidence that the driver of the coach had not been negligent.

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