Shropshire lorry driver sentenced for causing cyclist's death

A Shropshire lorry driver has been sentenced for causing the death of a cyclist by careless driving after a load he was carrying knocked a man off his bike.

A Shropshire lorry driver has been sentenced for causing the death of a cyclist by careless driving after a load he was carrying knocked a man off his bike.

Graham Llewellyn, 65, of Galton Drive, Telford Estate, Shrewsbury, was handed a two-year community order to include 200 hours' unpaid work after being sentenced at Oxford Crown Court yesterday.

He had previously admitted causing the death of Hungarian Andras Gadacsi, who lived in Oxford, by careless or inconsiderate driving on the A34, near Didcot, Oxfordshire, last August.

The court heard Llewellyn had a "momentary lapse of attention" when his load hit Mr Gadacsi near the Milton Interchange.