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A subsidiary of John Laing was fined £2,000 on Monday after a steel boom smashed into a passing lorry during widening works on the M5 in Worcester.The city's magistrates were told how the steel boom used for pumping concrete swung into the path of a 38 tonne articulated lorry.Collingwood, Thompson, prosecuting for the Health and Safety Executive, said lorry driver Darren Stait, from Evesham, was lucky to avoid serious injury as the boom smashed his windscreen.The court heard Mr ...

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