Sunday, 5 April 2009

Pothole injury compensation

A CYCLIST has won a £7,600 pay-out from West Berkshire Council after he was injured after riding over a pothole. Ian Davis, aged 49, suffered broken ribs, a dislocated shoulder and hip and knee injuries, after he was thrown from his bike while cycling on the notorious B4000 from Lambourn to Newbury.

But this cyclist apparently just accepted her injuries and did not seek compensation:

A CYCLIST who was thrown from her bike after hitting a pot hole in a road in Sandridge two months ago is still nursing her wounds from the accident.Dawn Hewlett, of Taylor Close, St Albans, was cycling along St Albans Road in the dark towards the city centre when she hit a deep groove in the road.