Man charged over pensioner's death in road smash

Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court
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A man has appeared in court accused of killing a pensioner in a road smash.

David Hurst, 52, of Diamond Street, Leigh, appeared before borough magistrates charged with causing Ghulam Rasul’s death by driving without due care and attention.

The 74-year-old pedestrian was badly injured when he was in collision with a motorbike last year and died two days later.

Hurst was remanded on unconditional bail to make a first appearance on April 17.