– Taunton Deane MP, Jeremy Browne
This brings to a legal end the terrible events of two years ago.
But the families affected will live with the consequences of that appalling night forever.
Although the evidence did not support a prosecution, one legacy of what happened should still be a continued effort to improve road safety.
Britain has low casualty rates compared to other European countries, but I have written to the Transport Secretary asking him to consider what more can be done to improve visibility and remove distractions along our motorway network.
A Judge has dismissed the case against Geoffrey Counsell. The fireworks organiser was accused of failing to ensure the safety of others when he put on a display near the M5 in Taunton. 7 people died in a large crash on the same night.