Lawyer of Gemma Brushett who was given payout after walking in front of cyclist says rider blew airhorn and accelerated towards crossing

The barrister representing the claimant has given his views of the case

The lawyer who represented yoga teacher who was given a payout after she walked in front of a cyclist while on her phone says the rider blew an airhorn and accelerated towards the crowded crossing.

Clinical negligence barrister Aneurin Moloney, who represented claimant Gemma Brushett in court, has written a blog post that sheds more light on the incident.

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Alex Ballinger

Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former digital news editor for After gaining experience in local newsrooms, national newspapers and in digital journalism, Alex found his calling in cycling, first as a reporter, then as news editor responsible for Cycling Weekly's online news output, and now as the editor of BikeBiz. Since pro cycling first captured his heart during the 2010 Tour de France (specifically the Contador-Schleck battle) Alex covered three Tours de France, multiple editions of the Tour of Britain, and the World Championships, while both writing and video presenting for Cycling Weekly. He also specialises in fitness writing, often throwing himself into the deep end to help readers improve their own power numbers.  Away from the desk, Alex can be found racing time trials, riding BMX and mountain bikes, or exploring off-road on his gravel bike. He’s also an avid gamer, and can usually be found buried in an eclectic selection of books.