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Bus trapped on Manningtree railway crossing: Driver fined

The driver of a double-decker bus that became trapped on a railway line in Essex as he drove through closing barriers has admitted driving without due care and attention.

Michael Lamm, 21, of Willow Way, Jaywick, drove the First bus onto the crossing at Manningtree at 09:15 BST in July. He appeared at Colchester Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.

Lamm was fined £300, ordered to pay £100 court costs and received nine points on his licence.

  • 01 Nov 2012
  • From the section Essex