Glasgow, 22nd December 2014. A bin lorry driven by Mr Henry Clarke (aged 58) went out of control and killed six people. A Fatal Accidents Inquiry was held under the Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths Inquiry (Scotland) Act 1976. (Scotland does not have Coroners). The Inquiry took place in the Glasgow and Strathkelvin Sheriff Court before Sheriff John Beckett QC and a report was issued in December 2015. Two of the determinations were:-
Mr Clarke lost control of the lorry when he suffered an episode of neurocardiogenic syncope whereby he temporarily lost consciousness so that he was unable to control the movement and direction of the lorry."