Cyclist killed after aerodynamic design of bus caused him to be sucked under vehicle

Coach manufacturer told to pay $18.7 million in damages

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A court in the United States has awarded damages totalling nearly $19 million (£13.5 million) to the family of a cyclist who was killed after the aerodynamic design of a passing bus caused him to be sucked underneath the vehicle.

51-year-old Kavyan Khiabani was killed in April 2017 after he was sucked underneath the wheels of a large coach manufactured in 2008 by Motor Coach Industries (MCI).

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.