Man appears in court charged over fatal collision in Worksop

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A 55-year-old man has appeared in court charged with causing death by dangerous driving and death while driving disqualified following a collision involving a car and a pedestrian in Worksop.

Robert Dawson, of Paddock Way, Hatfield, Doncaster, is also charged with making a false statement or withholding information for the purpose of obtaining a certificate of insurance of security and driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence.

Dawson appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Saturday (9 February 2019) and was remanded in custody until his next appearance at Nottingham Crown Court on 11 March 2019.

The charges relate to a crash, involving a car and a pedestrian, which happened in Carlton Road, Worksop, at around 10.35am on 14 January 2019.

The pedestrian, 42-year-old Janette Lee, of Carlton Road, Worksop, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the car was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The road was closed for several hours while emergency services attended the scene.

Janette’s family has asked for their privacy to be respected at this difficult time.

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