Inquest for speedway rider

The inquest is taking place of speedway rider Lee Richardson, originally from Sussex. Mr Richardson, who rode for the Poole Pirates and the Lakeside Hammers, was killed in a crash in Poland in 2012.

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Speedway inquest records 'accidental death' - full report

He was described by those who raced with him as "a great captain and a wonderful father and husband". Today the inquest into the death of speedway racer Lee Richardson from Hastings recorded a verdict of accidental death.

The father-of-three died in an horrific crash in Poland last year. From Hastings Coroner's Court, David Johns reports and speaks to Lee's mother Julie Bowles.


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