A council has been fined £300,000 after a schoolboy was killed when he was hit by a minibus on school grounds. Solicitor Graham Balmforth reads statement on behalf of the family.
Ashley Talbot, 15, was running for his bus when he was run over by PE master Chris Brookes at Maesteg Comprehensive School in Bridgend county in December 2014. Ashley, who died after being hit by a minibus outside his school was killed accidentally, an inquest jury concluded in February 2017.
A sentencing hearing has taken place following an investigation. The Health and Safety Executive have prosecuted Brigend County Council for breaches of the Health and Safety at Work Act.
Applebys Head of Litigation, Mr Graham Gregory Balmforth, acted as a Solicitor Advocate for the family at the inquest.