Driver accused of causing death of motorcyclist pleads not guilty

A DRIVER has denied causing the death of a motorcyclist.

Tuesday, 3rd January 2017, 12:19 pm
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 1:01 pm
Julie Corben

Standing in the dock Elaine Dorey, 63, of Westcroft Road, Gosport, pleaded not guilty to causing the death of Julie Corben by careless driving of her Fiat Doblo.

The 55-year-old died after a crash in The Avenue, Fareham, on June 15 in 2015.

A judge at Portsmouth Crown Court adjourned the case for trial on July 17.

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Mrs Corben, from Hook Lane, Warsash, was killed when there was a crash between her black Harley-Davidson motorcycle and a blue Fiat Doblo.

The vehicles were at traffic lights at the junction of The Avenue and Catisfield Road, in Fareham, near the Oast & Squire pub.

Addressing Dorey, judge Sarah Munro QC said: ‘I’m going to adjourn your case now for trial.

‘Your trial will take place on July 17.’

A pre-trial review will be held later this year.