Market Drayton man charged following fatal Crewe collision
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A man from Market Drayton has appeared in court to face charges relating to a fatal collision in Crewe.
At approximately 5.20pm on Friday 5 November Joshua Spender, (23), was crossing the pedestrian crossing outside McDonalds in Macon Way when a van collided with him and failed to stop at the scene.
The suspect was arrested on the evening of Sunday 7 November. William Bratton, 29, from from Riverside Drive, Market Drayton was charged this morning, Tuesday 9 November, with aggravated vehicle taking, causing death by dangerous driving, causing a death by driving while uninsured, causing death by driving while disqualified, being the driver of a vehicle which failed to stop after a road accident, being the driver of a vehicle involved in a road accident and failing to report the accident, and obstructing a constable in the execution of duty.
He appeared at Crewe Magistrates this morning and was remanded in custody to appear at Chester Crown Court on 7 December.