Hit and run Barrow milkman left cyclist for dead after early morning smash - court told
Last updated at 16:28, Thursday, 10 April 2014
A HIT and run milkman left a cyclist for dead after an early morning smash in Barrow a court has heard.
David Reid, 70, is on trial at Preston Crown Court charged with causing serious injury by dangerous driving to Paul Reynolds on February 27 last year.
Reid, of Abbotsmead Approach, Barrow, is alleged to have knocked Mr Reynolds, a 36-year-old submariner, stationed in Barrow, off his bike before getting out of his milk van and saying "I think he's dead" before continuing on the milk round for 15 mins.
A passing motorist discovered Mr Reynolds, who was left in a coma for several months and remains in Merseyside care home with serious brain injuries and requires round the clock care.
The trial continues.
First published at 09:57, Thursday, 10 April 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk
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