Former Clyde & Co affiliate Toby Clouston claims his foot was run over by Harry Potter film star Sir Michael Gambon
Dumbledore actor Sir Michael Gambon is reportedly being sued for £55,000 after allegedly operating over the foot of a former Clyde & Co affiliate.
Toby Clouston, who’s now authorized counsel at a London-based aviation firm, says the incident occurred in April 2017 and left him with “a damaged ankle, ligament injury and everlasting psychological nervousness”, The Solar newspaper stories.
Gambon — an 80-year-old actor identified finest for portraying Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore within the Harry Potter movie franchise — reportedly didn’t discover when his 4×Four hit Clouston, who was sat on a bicycle outdoors his house in Shepherds Bush, West London.
In papers submitted to Central London County Court docket, Clouston’s lawyer Tom Collins mentioned: “The Land Rover which was being pushed by Sir Michael Gambon drove into Mr Clouston, operating over his proper foot.”
“In consequence he fell to his left with the bicycle between his legs and right into a parked automobile,” Collins continued. “Sir Michael continued to proceed alongside the street till Mr Clouston managed to draw his consideration.”
Clouston, 39, claims he now has difficulties standing and exercising, suffers from “journey anxieties” and worries about automobiles whereas biking. Clouston believes his situation is prone to be everlasting.
The Solar additional claims there was “admission of legal responsibility” on behalf of the veteran actor by his insurers. Nonetheless, the courtroom has heard that the insurers don’t settle for Clouston’s account and will name in their very own medical specialists to confirm his claims. The case continues.
Clouston didn’t reply to Authorized Cheek’s requests for remark.