https://www.coraustralia.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/CoRLogo.png 0 0 CoR Australia https://www.coraustralia.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/CoRLogo.png CoR Australia2019-03-05 09:00:002019-03-03 21:49:01Far Northern Truck Driver Loses fight for More Lenient Penalty
Far Northern Truck Driver Loses fight for More Lenient Penalty
A truck driver jailed over a crash in 2015 which claimed the life of his mother, has lost his appeal for a more lenient penalty.
The incident happened in April 2015 and resulted in the woman being trapped under the prime mover for about 7 hours before medical help arrived.
The driver, son of the victim, had lost control of the truck, pulling a double decker trailer, carrying 30 cattle at the time.
The man was sentenced to 18 months in jail, suspended after he served 3, with his licence being disqualified for 6 months. Read more at: https://www.bigrigs.com.au/news/fatal-truck-crash-driver-appeal-rejected/3634717/