Alex Ustych represented South Wales Police in two inquests into the deaths of pedestrians
Alex Ustych represented South Wales Police in two inquests into the deaths of pedestrians (Daniel Foss and off-duty police officer Louise Lucas) following collisions with busses on the Kingsway, Swansea. The inquests focused on the contributory role of the unconventional street design of the Kingsway as well as the safety warnings given to the local authority prior to the deaths. The Acting Senior Coroner, Colin Phillips, concluded that the counterintuitive road layout contributed to both deaths. There was no criticism of the police. Following a Regulation 28 report by the Coroner, the road layout has since been changed.
The inquests received widespread coverage: