A manslaughter charge against Christopher Paul Hennessy has been dropped. Picture: Dave Hunt/AAP
A manslaughter charge against Christopher Paul Hennessy has been dropped. Picture: Dave Hunt/AAP

Trial against Qld truckie over freak death aborted

THE Courierl Mail has reported that the case against a Queensland truck driver charged with the manslaughter of an 80-year-old motorist after allegedly losing control of his load has been dropped.  

Christopher Paul Hennessy was on trial in Brisbane Supreme Court over the May 2016 death of Aldo Casasola, who was crushed in his car when the trucks amusement ride load allegedly swung out.

Today, the prosecution abandoned the case and Hennessy, who pleaded not guilty, was discharged.

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