From: Dave - Cyclists VOR <davidl...@blueyonder.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 05 Oct 2012 19:27:55 +0100
Local: Fri, Oct 5 2012 2:27 pm
Subject: Re: OT: Aussie. They are right, helmet compulsion can lead to death.
On 05/10/2012 16:29, Mrcheerful wrote:
> A PENSIONER suffered a heart attack after he struggled with police whoTypical cyclist, no respect for the law.
> stopped him for riding his motorised bicycle without a helmet, a Sydney
> inquest has heard.
> Gheorghe Lisita, 63, from Claymore in Sydney's southwest, died after he
> refused to give his details to police who had stopped him while he was
> riding through nearby Campbelltown on May 28 last year, the NSW Coroner's
> Court was told today.
> Mr Lisita, a pensioner with a heart condition, argued with officers when
> they tried to issue him with an infringement notice for not wearing a
> A scuffle ensued and Mr Lisita was arrested and handcuffed.
> He then collapsed to the ground and could not be revived by paramedics,
> counsel assisting the coroner, Anna Johnson, said.
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