Glasgow bin lorry crash: Report says driver Harry Clarke ‘repeatedly lied’
7 December 2015
From the section Glasgow & West Scotland
A fatal accident report into the Glasgow bin lorry crash says driver Harry Clarke “deliberately misled” doctors over his medical history, the BBC understands.
The FAI report says Mr Clarke “repeatedly lied in order to gain and retain jobs and licences”.
The inquiry report identifies eight “reasonable precautions” that could have prevented the crash.
All relate to the driver’s hidden medical past.
The fatal accident inquiry, before Sheriff John Beckett, examined the circumstances of the tragedy on 22 December last year in which six people died and 15 others were injured.
The inquiry at Glasgow Sheriff Court lasted five weeks. Sheriff Beckett’s determination will be issued at 12:00 on Monday.
BBC Scotland understands the report concentrates mainly on the fact that the driver failed to tell DVLA and other relevant authorities of his history of blackouts.
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Source:: BBC UK