Grandfather died in go karting accident when his daughterinlaw crashed into the

first_img“I yelled ‘why aren’t they looking ahead?’.”She continued: “I saw a person eject from the kart along with a booster seat. It looked like the kart exploded. My heart sank.”The inquest into the death of Mr Fairweather, of Oulton Broad near Lowestoft, Suffolk, is listed to take five days and continues tomorrow. A grandfather was killed in a go karting accident when his daughter-in-law crashed into the back of him, an inquest heard.Allan Fairweather, 63, was celebrating his brother’s 60th birthday on a family day out but was flung 12 metres from the vehicle following the collision.He suffered a traumatic chest injury at Ellough Park Raceway near Beccles, Suffolk and died at the scene on September 25 2016.An inquest in Ipswich was shown CCTV footage of the lead-up to the incident which happened on the finish straight during the final lap of a six-lap practice race.Mr Fairweather’s son Jason finished in first place and the finish line marshal started to wave the chequered flag, informing drivers they should slow down, the court was told.Drivers continued to cross the line, and Mr Fairweather appeared to slow to a stop just before he reached it when his  daughter-in-law Peggy Fairweather was seen rounding the final bend and overtaking another driver, Adam Rouse, on the finish straight before crashing into the back of Mr Fairweather’s kart. A view of the Ellough Park Raceway go kart track in Becles, Suffolk, where Allan Fairweather died Relative Emily Fairweather, who was watching from the trackside, said she saw two karts turning into the finish straight where Mr Fairweather’s kart was stopped.”I was worried they wouldn’t see the kart stationary,” she said. “They were alongside each other.center_img Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. A view of the Ellough Park Raceway go kart track in Becles, Suffolk, where Allan Fairweather diedCredit:East Anglia News Servicelast_img

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