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06 Oct 2021

Driver fined over crash

A court has fined a bus driver £80 after his double-decker struck a low bridge in Hampshire, ripping the roof off.

The bus hit the bridge in Charlton Road, Andover, on Tuesday 12th November 2019, leaving the roof on the road behind it; fortunately, no one was injured.

Charlton Road railway bridge
The railway bridge in Charlton Road, Andover

Andrew McAuley, of Holmsley Close, Harefield, Southampton, previously pleaded guilty at Aldershot Magistrates’ Court to careless driving.

In addition to the £80 fine, 58-year-old McAuley received five penalty points on his licence.


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03 Oct 2021 | 17:28

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