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VIDEO: The moment jailed German lorry driver caused M25 carnage
4:26pm Friday 30th August 2013 in News
A GERMAN lorry driver has been jailed for four-and-a-half years for causing death by dangerous driving on the M25.
(Courtesy of Essex Police)
This video shows the moment Anton Maizen's 40-ton lorry collided with the end of a queue of traffic at 56mph, leaving Ronald Moughton, a 79-year-old man from Ilford dead and two others seriously injured.
The incident happened on Tuesday, April 2. Maizen was sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison on Friday at Basildon Crown Court.
The 58-year-old from Wixhausen had been driving for 15-hours without a break when the crash happened.
He attempted to hide tacographs under his seat and in his sock from officers investigating the collision.
Full report to follow.
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