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Bath coach crash driver fined

The driver of a coach that fell 30 feet from a viaduct near Bath last August has been fined £365.

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Rock band's coach driver fined after Bath crash

The coach veered off the road at Brassknocker Hill near Bath last August. Credit: ITV News West Country

A coach driver who caused a near-death crash has been fined £365.

Norman Markus, from Germany, was driving American rock band Baroness on their European tour when he veered off the road and down a 30 foot embankment at Brassknocker Hill, Monkton Combe, near Bath.

Markus pleaded guilty to careless driving and using a vehicle with defective brakes.

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