Croydon tram crash inquests

The jury in the Croydon tram crash inquests have concluded that the 7 victims died as a result of an accident. A further 51 passengers were injured when the tram overturned on 9 November 2016 as a result of a high speed derailment. The jury found that failings by the operator of the tramway (who did not identify the risk of a tram derailing at speed) and the driver (who became disorientated probably due to a microsleep) contributed to the accident.

Jonathan Ashley-Norman QC and Bo-Eun Jung acted for the Office of Rail and Road.

Sarah Le Fevre acted for the London Fire Brigade.

Click here to read more from the BBC

23rd July 2021

Related Barristers Related Legal Expertise