The Crown Prosecution Service has a penchant for reducing motoring offences from dangerous to careless. The bureaucratic loops one must jump through to challenge this decision put most people off pursuing a complaint, but a prominent barrister has done just that.
A female cyclist and CTC member, who will spend the rest of her life in a wheelchair after being hit by a car driven by an 89-year-old motorist with defective eyesight, has received an out-of–court settlement of more than a million pounds.
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