A motorcyclist from Cricklade, who was knocked off his bike 4 years ago and nearly crippled, has been awarded a compensation claim payout of £650,000.
Whilst riding his motorbike on the way to work in July 2006, Antony Williams, 33, was hit by an oncoming car that had been forced to swerve into the path of the motorbike.
The Vauxhall Astra, driven by Wayne Giles had been made to swerve, by a lorry which pulled into the road.
Mr Williams suffered a minor brain injury, multiple fractures to various parts of his body including pelvis along with associated nerve damage, back and wrist and various soft tissue injuries as a result of the motorbike accident.
Mr Williams who resides in Cricklade with a wife and two children, has undergone multiple operations and requires more in the futures. He has also been left with a permanent disability and requires morphine pouches all of the time to help with the pain.
Mr William’s wife has had to have counselling after the road traffic accident as she arrived immediately after crash and saw her husband lying on the road. While Anthony, an IT consultant is only able to work two days a week.
A personal injury compensation claim payout of £650,000 has been rewarded based on loss of earnings. The driver of the Vauxhall Astra, Mr Giles was prosecuted for driving without due care and attention.