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Firm banned from operating buses and coaches

The Merseypride coach swerved off the road and up an embankment on the A3 in Surrey. Credit: ITV Granada Reports

The operators of a coach which crashed on the way back from a music festival killing the driver and two passengers have been disqualified.

Michael Molloy died along with Kerry Ogden and the coach driver Colin Dalby when a 20 year old tyre burst.

The coach swerved off the road and up an embankment on the A3 in Surrey.

Merseypride's partners, David Hannell and Tracey Hannell, were banned from operating buses and coaches indefinitely after an inquiry by the North West Traffic Commissioner.

Public Inquiry into fatal coach crash due to end.

Coach crash that left three people dead Credit: PA

A public inquiry into a coach crash, which left three people from the north west dead, is due to end today.

Michael Molloy, 18, from Woolton and Kerry Ogden who was 23 and from Maghull, died along with Colin Daulby, the 63 year old driver from Warrington.

The Merseypride Travel coach crashed on the way back from the Bestival music festival on the Isle of Wight in September 2012 after a 20 year old tyre burst. .

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