A criminal who hit a tradition with a concrete trowel and left him to die will be jailed for 20 months
Thug who put a tradie into a coma with a concrete trowel and left him to die after a ‘cat and mouse’ road collision gets just 20 months behind bars while another attacker AVOIDS jail
- Tradie Brock Prime was the victim of a traffic accident in February 2018
- JonAthan Christopher Lawerence, 29, has been behind bars for just 20 months
- Co-accused Jordan Baklas, 30, was sentenced to 100 hours of community service
- The pair attacked Mr Prime in a brutal attack with a concrete trowel
- Mr Prime was left with a skull fracture and his brain was found to have been exposed after an attack
Two men have been convicted of involvement in a vicious outburst of rage in which a Gold Coast tradition fought for his life.
One will only spend 20 months in prison, while the other escaped community service after being convicted in Brisbane District Court on Friday.
Brock Prime, then 29 years old, suffered a serious head injury that exposed his brain when he was attacked by a group of men on the side of the M1 motorway near Yatala on February 24, 2018.
Jonathan Christopher Lawerence, 29, pleaded guilty to one count of serious bodily harm, while Jordan Jonathan Baklas, 30, pleaded guilty to one count of assault resulting in bodily harm.
Brock Prime (pictured) suffered a serious head injury that exposed his brain when he was attacked by a group of men on the side of the M1 on the Gold Coast on February 24, 2018.
Jordan Jonathan Baklas, 30, pleaded guilty to one count of assault that resulted in physical injury
29-year-old Jonathan Christopher Lawerence (pictured right) was jailed for 20 months for the brutal attack
The charges against 31-year-old Ryan David Hallifax were dropped.
Lawerence was sentenced to five years in prison, suspended after twenty months and operational for five years.
Baklas was assigned to do 100 hours of community service.
Police said at the time that up to 13 people may have been in a white van involved in the incident.
Officers reported that Mr Prime’s van and black Subaru Forester nearly collided on the M1 around Coomera, sparking a ‘cat and mouse game’ where the vehicles crouched and weaved through traffic in wet conditions before hitting the road. went the side.
The court was told that Mr. Prime used a concrete trowel to hit the van before the fight started, and he was eventually hit with the same trowel.
According to reports on social media, doctors told Mr Prime’s family that he had suffered a skull fracture in the attack.
Brock Prime (pictured right) was left with a skull fracture and his brain was found after the nauseating attack