Sway Geldof is being sued for 300,000 by a motorcyclist who was harmed after being hit by his auto
Bob Geldof is being sued for 300,000 by a motorcyclist who was seriously harmed after being hit by his car.
Andrew Quinn smashed his right leg in two places what’s more, chipped his knee joint at the point when his bike impacted with the singer’s silver Lexus after it all of a sudden performed a U-turn.
The 42-year-old – who utilized to appreciate snowboarding what’s more, shake climbing – was told he would endure early joint inflammation in his leg what’s more, that it would never mend properly.
The father-of-one issued the writ against Mr Geldof in the High Court on Tuesday what’s more, is requesting boundless damages.
Although the writ is for at slightest 300,000, on the off chance that he is fruitful he may be capable to guarantee a higher amount.
Mr Quinn claims he was driving his 4,000 Honda motorbike at 25mph along the King’s Street in South-West London at the point when the artist all of a sudden did a U-turn in front of him.
‘I hit the brakes be that as it may there was no way I could stop,’ said Mr Quinn, who worked for Microsoft at the time of the mishap in July 2007.
‘I flew through the air thinking, “This is going to hurt”. It was agony, in spite of full defensive gear.
‘The driver stood over me. I was as it were mindful of a wipe of hair gazing down.
‘A nurture came what’s more, tended to me. In the emergency vehicle the police gave me his contact subtle elements for protection purposes what’s more, it was as it were at that point that I figured it out who it was.’
Mr Quinn was taken to Chelsea what’s more, Westminster Clinic where specialists at first thought he had endured as it were bruises.
But a nearer examination uncovered the true degree of his injuries.
Mr Quinn, from Midhurst, West Sussex, said: ‘The wounds may be with me for the rest of my life. He cleared out me requiring more than a Band-Aid.’
Mr Geldof, 58, said last night: ‘This is the to begin with I’ve heard about it. I thought the matter had been settled by the protection firm be that as it may thank you for letting me know.’