Network Rail has been fined half-a-million-pounds for health and safety breaches after a crash on a level crossing which left a young boy with life changing brain injuries.
10-year-old James Hew was thrown from the passenger seat of his grandad's car, when it was hit by a train at Barnby, near Beccles in Suffolk in 2010. Network Rail admitted failings to carry out an adequate risk assessment. Serena Sandu sent this report from Ipswich Crown Court.
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