Injured South Yorkshire man accepts settlement for new home and care after horror smash

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A South Yorkshire mechanic left brain damaged in a motor racing accident has been awarded the funds he needs to move into a more suitable home.

Peter Corbett, aged 55, will be dependent on others for care for the rest of his life after the accident at Rowrah Stadium circuit, near Whitehaven, Cumbria, in April 2006.

Mr Corbett, of Pogmoor, Barnsley, sued for damages and accepted a confidential settlement following a lengthy legal battle.


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