The 50-year-old Hertfordshire man, who was previously employed by Scotland Yard, was riding a Honda Fireblade on the M11 when he was involved in a collision with a Vauxhall Astra driver who was under the influence of drugs.
He was thrown from his bike and careered into a crash barrier, suffering serious personal injuries in the process. In addition to damaging his arm so badly that it later had to be amputated, the former policeman suffered a traumatic brain injury, a heart attack, a fractured pelvis and punctured lungs.
As a result of the extensive personal injuries that he suffered in the motorbike accident, he has been left with numerous long-term problems including a disrupted memory, impaired speech and depression.
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