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Man to appear in court accused of causing death by dangerous driving

Posted on - 5th April, 2017 - 11:29am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston News
Brockholes Brow was closed off for three and a half hours on Wednesday evening
Brockholes Brow after the incident last year

A man has been summonsed to appear at court for offences of causing death by dangerous driving after a double fatal collision on the A59 Brockholes Brow at Preston.

Mohmed Salma Patel, 25, from Blackburn, will appear at court accused of two counts of causing death by dangerous driving.

The court date and location have yet to be confirmed.

More: Petition launched calling for A59 safety changes

The collision happened at about 6.40pm on Wednesday April 20th last year on Brockholes Brow when a group of girls crossing the road was struck by a BMW travelling towards the city centre.

Rachel Murphy, 23, and Shelby Maher, 17, both from Preston died as a result of the collision.

A 15 year old girl suffered serious injuries and was treated in hospital.

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