Lorry driver guilty over crash that killed eight

A lorry driver involved in a crash that killed eight people on the M1 has been convicted of causing death by dangerous driving.

Ryszard Masierak, a Polish national, was found guilty of eight counts of causing death by dangerous driving and four counts of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

Another lorry driver, David Wagstaff, also faces the same charges as Masierak.

The jury at Reading Crown Court will continue their deliberations on those charges on Wednesday.

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