Rhoose crash driver found guilty of careless driving

Motorist Robert Bell has been found guilty of driving without due care and attention. School children, parents and a lollipop lady were injured in the crash outside Rhws Primary School in the Vale of Glamorgan on 30th June last year.

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Rhoose crash: Robert Bell guilty of driving without due care and attention

Motorist Robert Bell has been found guilty at Cardiff Magistrates Court of driving without due care and attention.

District Judge Bodfan Jenkins accepted Mr Bell was coughing before and at the time of the accident, but says he believes his eyes were open as his car swerved across the road and he failed to deal with his coughing properly.

Robert Bell had denied driving without due care and attention

Robert Bell lost control of his car, injuring school children, parents and a lollipop lady outside Rhws Primary School in the Vale of Glamorgan on 30th June last year.

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Driver may have blacked out due to health condition, trial hears

The trial of a man whose car struck a group of children and a lollipop lady during the morning school run has heard that he suffered from a medical condition that could have caused him to black out whilst coughing.

The judge was told yesterday that a passenger heard Robert Bell coughing at the wheel moments before his car left the road at Rhoose in the Vale of Glamorgan last June.

He denies driving without due care and attention.

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