Bin Lorry Driver Admits Causing Death of Pensioner in West Wickham

UK News in Pictures

|

Home Breaking Bin Lorry Driver Admits Causing Death of Pensioner in West Wickham

Bin Lorry Driver Admits Causing Death of Pensioner in West Wickham

John Boddy, a 48-year-old bin lorry driver from Chatham, has admitted to causing the death of a pensioner in West Wickham. Boddy pleaded guilty to causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Monday, June 17.

The tragic incident occurred on the morning of September 20, 2022, near the junction of The Grove and West Wickham High Street. Police were called to the scene at around 7:20 AM following reports of a collision between a lorry and a pedestrian. The pedestrian, a man in his 70s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Bromley Council confirmed that the lorry involved in the crash was neither a council vehicle nor a contractor’s vehicle.

John Boddy will be sentenced at a later date, with further legal proceedings pending.

This incident has brought attention to the importance of road safety and the severe consequences of careless driving. The community remains saddened by the loss and is awaiting the final sentencing decision.

social media2

Never miss another Breaking story again

 

You can sign up to get the latest news, top stories and exclusives sent straight to your WhatsApp from the UKNIP team.

WhatsApp
Instagram
Snapchat

To get stories sent to you, you need to already have WhatsApp. All you need to do is click this link and select ‘join community’

No one will be able to see who is signed up and no one can send messages except the UKNIP team. you can read your privacy policy notice.

Click here to join our WhatsApp community.

Follow UKNIP 

Single Post Template

Most Read