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20/04/2007

Biker makes compensation claim

An ex-detective who lost his arm in a horrifying motorcycle accident is making a personal injury compensation claim for more than £300,000.

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.

The driver of the car admitted full responsibility for causing the motorcycle accident and the injured former detective is now making a personal injury compensation claim to help ensure his future care.

 

 

 
 
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