Birmingham & Black Country

Driver in court over fatal crash in Handsworth

A man has appeared in court charged with causing the death of an 85-year-old woman by careless driving.

The woman, whose name has not been released, suffered serious injuries in the crash which happened on Sandwell Road in Handsworth in Birmingham on 8 July. She later died in hospital.

A 24-year-old man from Walsall was remanded in custody at Birmingham Magistrates' Court earlier.

He is due to appear before Birmingham Crown Court on 4 November.

The man is also charged with causing death while driving without a licence, causing death while driving without insurance and possessing or controlling identity documents with intent to deceive.

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