Rare prosecution of Careless Cyclist

Rare prosecution of Careless Cyclist

An unusual  charge was brought against a 19 year old student after he caused a collision with a motorcycle whilst wearing headphones.

"Cambridge Magistrates court heard how Jin-Hyung Lee was travelling in the same direction as the motorcyclist, who was performing an overtaking manoeuvre when Lee suddenly turned right across the road.

His thoughtless move put him directly in the way of the overtaking vehicle which collided with him."

The Cyclist was fined £200, ordered to pay £300 costs and a £15 victim surcharge.

 

You can read the full story on the Cambridge news website.