Civil engineers handed £200,000 penalty after woman hit by flying wire
A civil engineering company and a contractor have been sentenced after a woman was hit in the neck and leg by flying pieces of fencing wire.
Redditch Magistrates’ Court heard the lady needed surgery to remove the piece of metal from her neck after the incident in May 2015. She had been in her garden when she was sprayed with pieces of fencing wire.
RM Contractors, based in Redditch, was fined £180,000 and ordered to pay costs of £22,000 and contractor Matt Lea was sentenced to 120 hours community order and ordered to pay cos... For the full story register now for free or login below...