Wife of driver recalls fatal moment concrete hurtled towards windscreen, killing husband

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Details have been shared in court of the moment a piece of concrete 'came out of a tipper lorry' and smashed into a car's windscreen, leading to the death of the driver.

Steven James Oscroft died on July 7, 2020, aged 60.

His death was caused by an extensive traumatic head injury, a post-mortem examination found.

Mr Oscroft, of Shirebrook, Derbyshire, was driving along Netherfield Lane in Perlethorpe cum Budby, near Ollerton, when a piece of concrete went through the windscreen of his Hyundai car.

Mr Oscroft's wife and two grandchildren, who were in the car with him, were unhurt in the incident.

A 64-year-old man was arrested shortly afterwards on suspicion of dangerous driving and released without charge after Nottinghamshire's serious collision investigation concluded there were no offences against the driver or the haulage company in question.

During the final date of an inquest into Mr Oscroft's death,

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