TOP STORIES: Vue Cinema fined £750,000 after customer died when seat crushed him
Vue Cinema at Star City has been fined £750,000 after film-goer Ateeq Rafiq was trapped under a seat in 2018 and died.
Mr Rafiq, 24, suffered a cardiac arrest when part of an electrically powered chair pressed down on his neck in March 2018, a jury was told in May 2019. Despite being revived by CPR at the scene, dad-of-one Mr Rafiq died a week later from 'catastrophic' brain injuries.
A driver who caused a crash that left a woman with life-changing head injuries has been jailed for nine months.Terry Poole, aged 28, was riding his motorbike to work on 8 September last year when he crashed into a woman who was crossing Oldbury Road, Rowley Regis. Poole was travelling at speeds of up to 63mph at the time. The woman he hit was left with life changing injuries.
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