Fareham man denies dangerous driving charge after crash in Bishop's Waltham left motorcyclist in hospital

A DRIVER has appeared in court to deny causing a collision that left a motorcyclist in a life-threatening condition in Bishop’s Waltham last year.

By Richard Lemmer
Friday, 15th January 2021, 4:16 pm

Bishopsfield Road resident Darren Howett has appeared at Winchester Crown Court to plead not guilty to causing serious injury to Aaron Alford by dangerous driving.

The hearing comes after a crash involving a Golf and two motorcycles in Coppice Hill on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

One of the motorcyclists suffered life threatening injuries and was taken to hospital, according to a police statement released shortly after the incident.

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Darren Howett has appeared before Winchester Crown Court to plead not guilty to a charge of dangerous driving. Picture: Solent News Agency

Howett, 49, also stands accused of failing to stop at the scene, failing to report the accident, and driving a vehicle in a dangerous condition and without insurance.

The trial for the dangerous driving charge is due to take place on August 16.

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