Update – man due in court in connection with fatal collision in Bridport

27 March 2019
A man is due to appear in court in connection with a fatal road traffic collision in Bridport.

At 11.15pm on Monday 13 November 2017 a two vehicle collision occurred on the A35 Sea Road South close to the Crown roundabout involving a silver Mercedes convertible and a black Mitsubishi L200 pick-up truck.

Sadly, the driver of the Mitsubishi – 64-year-old Steve Spear from Bridport – died at the scene.

Three occupants of the Mercedes suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries and were taken to hospital for treatment.

A 31-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of driving offences following the incident and has been issued with a postal requisition to appear at Weymouth Magistrates’ Court on Monday 1 April 2019 for offences of causing death by dangerous driving and causing serious injury by dangerous driving.
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