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Adding insult to injury

If falling off on a level crossing in front of a train isn’t enough to upset you, getting fined for “failing to give way” is the final straw.

Melbourne fitness trainer Matthew Thom was knocked off his bike by a pothole on the crossing and was hit by an oncoming train (which you have to say makes it sound like he may have been running things a little close). He was dragged clear by his wife Monica but was hospitalised for five days for treatment of broken bones, and recieved the £66 fine when he returned home.

Not content with taking on trains, he is now taking the Police to court for what his lawyer declares is “a sick joke,”


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