SOUTHPORT FIRM PROSECUTED FOLLOWING TEENAGE BIKER’S DEATH February 11th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments A Southport firm is to be prosecuted following the death of a teenager who came off his motorbike when it collided with a metal cable strung between two trees. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is taking legal action against JA Jones & Sons (Churchtown) Ltd following the incident on the Hesketh Estate in Crossens on 20 July 2008. 17-year-old Ryan Acaster from Chorley had been riding his 110cc off-road bike when it hit the cable. He was thrown from his bike and suffered fatal head injuries. JA Jones & Sons (Churchtown) Ltd – a tenant on the Hesketh Estate – has been charged with breaching Section 3(1) of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974. The charge relates to failing to ensure the safety of people visiting the estate. The company, of Bankfield Lane in Churchtown, is due to appear before Liverpool Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 14 February 2013 for the first hearing in the case. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected] – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Call OTS www.callots.co.uk Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!