Fatal crash - man in court

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A MAN has been summonsed to court after two people died in a road collision.

Dean Farrimond, 34, of Eden Grove, Leigh, has been summonsed for two counts of death by dangerous driving and one count of driving with excess alcohol.

He is due before Wigan Magistrates on June 30.

Shortly before 4am on Saturday, November 30, 2013, a Vauxhall Astra and a Ford Mondeo taxi collided on Twist Lane at the junction with Kendal Grove.

The driver of the taxi, 59-year-old Kenneth Grimshaw from the Leigh area, suffered multiple injuries and sadly died at the scene.

Emma Houghton, 23 and from the Golborne area, was a passenger in the taxi and was taken to hospital with a serious head injury, but sadly died that evening.