Death crash police officer admits error of judgment
A POLICEMAN accused of causing the death of a taxi driver by dangerous driving broke down in tears in the witness box and admitted: "I made an error of judgment."
A POLICEMAN accused of causing the death of a taxi driver by dangerous driving broke down in tears in the witness box and admitted: \"I made an error of judgment.\"
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Constable David Brown told the High Court in Glasgow he was responding to an "officers in danger" call when his police van smashed into the Fiat Doblo taxi driven by John Lacon, 65.
Brown has admitted a reduced charge of causing the death of Mr Lacon by careless driving on April 29, 2011, at the junction of Dorchester Avenue and Great Western Road in Glasgow. The Crown has not accepted this and has brought a charge of causing death by dangerous driving.
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