Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Southampton man charged with causing toddler Billie King's death

Billie King
Image caption Billie King's family called her Princess

A man has appeared in court charged with causing the death of a toddler by driving dangerously.

Stephen Moon, of Sopwith Road, Eastleigh, Hampshire, appeared at Southampton Magistrates' Court earlier.

Billie King, 3, died when she was hit by a motorcycle while crossing the road in Hamble Lane in Bursledon on 1 March.

Mr Moon, 38, is charged with causing death by dangerous driving and was committed to Southampton Crown Court to appear on 28 September.

Billie, who was crossing the road with family members, was taken to hospital but died shortly after arrival.

Her family nicknamed her Princess and said she was just beginning her life.

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