Farmer fined after wall crash

Employment tribunal fees are to be scrapped following a Supreme Court ruling. Picture: Nick Ansell/P

Employment tribunal fees are to be scrapped following a Supreme Court ruling. Picture: Nick Ansell/PA Wire - Credit: PA

A 59-year-old farmer has been fined £215 after crashing a tractor into a brick-and-flint wall, which was destroyed.

Kevin Reeve, of Shipdham Lane, Scarning, admitted driving without due care and attention prior to the incident, which happened around 2.30pm on May 1 in the Street, Sporle.

The court heard Mr Reeve 'bitterly regrets' the accident, which occurred when he was trying to manoeuvre the tractor, with a trailer attached, around a van and a car which were parked in the narrow road.

Mr Reeve was also ordered to pay £85 in court costs and a £30 victim surcharge. He will also receive three penalty points on his licence.

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