Man jailed for Tube crash

first_imgA man was jailed for a year on Wednesday for grabbing the wheel of an Oxford Tube coach, causing it to overturn. The incident occurred on the M40 on the 30th August last year. Thomas Roby, 21, of Cavell Road, Oxford, pleaded guilty to the charge of to causing danger to road users by interfering with a motor vehicle.One passenger required hospital treatment, but none were seriously injured in the crash.The Court saw CCTV footage which showed Roby grabbing the wheel, then falling over as the bus toppled. The incident preceded another crash which occurred in December, when an Oxford Tube coach overturned, resulting in 17 people being rushed to hospital, five of whom required surgery.last_img