A GRANDDAD died after a sports activities automobile ploughed into his bike throwing him throughout a carriageway.
Iain Wyatt, 43, was struck nearly head-on by Peter Dunnachie’s Audi A4 at a roundabout close to Glasgow’s Baillieston on Might 30, 2020.
The police forensic nurse had tried to keep away from collision by leaning on his facet creating scuff marks from his trainers on the highway.
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Witnesses noticed Wyatt “wobble” earlier than a loud bang was heard with Mr Wyatt then discovered mendacity on the highway.
The granddad-of-three’s accidents included a bleed to the mind and a fractured backbone.
He was declared lifeless on the scene by medics.
Dunnachie, 54, of Rutherglen, pleaded responsible right this moment to inflicting dying by careless driving.
Glasgow Sheriff Courtroom heard Mr Wyatt was on a Honda bike on the roundabout close to the M73 when Dunnachie entered from a slip highway.
Prosecutor Lauren Staunton mentioned: “Mr Wyatt reacted to the presence of the motorized vehicle rising from the junction, inflicting him to interrupt closely, creating locked wheel tyre marks on the highway.
“The heavy breaking of the bike induced the bike to lean extensively to its close to facet leading to scuff marks from Mr Wyatt’s trainers.
“The bike then collided with the entrance offside of the motorized vehicle leading to scuff and tyre marks.
“The bike slid on its offside throughout the highway floor trailed by Mr Wyatt, creating varied scratches and gouge marks on the highway.
“Mr Wyatt was thrown from his bike throughout the carriageway.
“The bike struck the raised kerb of the roundabout and got here to a relaxation.”
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Witnesses noticed the bike “wobble” earlier than listening to a “loud bang.”
One witness famous that Mr Wyatt was “making avoidance strikes” and observed that his left foot was down.
Mr Wyatt was then seen on the bottom alongside his bike.
He was tended to on the scene by a primary aider who reported that Mr Wyatt was “struggling to breathe.”
Medics later arrived however Mr Wyatt was pronounced lifeless on the scene.
A autopsy acknowledged that the reason for dying was “a number of accidents and highway visitors collision (motorcyclist).
It was famous that the “in depth extreme accidents per dying have been attributable to a highway visitors collision the place the deceased was thrown to the bottom.”
Mr Wyatt’s fundamental accidents have been to the pinnacle, chest, stomach and pelvis.
There was additionally proof of bleeding to the mind in addition to fractures to ribs, backbone, pelvis, collapsed lungs in addition to wounds to the spleen and liver.
Dunnachie meantime was “in shock not making a lot sense” earlier than figuring out himself as the motive force to police.
He later gave a no remark interview.
Miss Staunton mentioned: “Collision investigators state that Dunnachie did not look property to watch the bike.
“He entered the roundabout when it was unsafe to take action immediately into the trail of the bike.
“The inattention of Dunnachie has resulted within the dying of Mr Wyatt.”
Brian Conney, defending, instructed the court docket that Dunnachie affords his “profound apologies” to Mr Wyatt’s household.
The lawyer added: “The incident has effected him badly – it retains him up at night time and he’s deeply sorry for what occurred.”
It was revealed that Dunnachie at present has three penalty factors on his licence.
Sentence was deferred pending background reviews till subsequent month by Sheriff Joseph Platt who granted Dunnachie bail meantime.