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Man charged following fatal collision in Bungay

A 50-year-old man has been charged in connection with a fatal road traffic collision in Bungay last year.

The incident occurred at around 1.40am on Friday 13 May 2016 in Bridge Street, where 42-year-old pedestrian Shane Lay was involved in a collision with a Nissan Qashqai which failed to stop. Mr Lay was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital for treatment, but died the following day.

Andrew Saunders, of Swan Close, Halesworth, appeared at Norwich Magistrates’ Court today, Thursday 28 September, where he was charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

The case has now been committed to Ipswich Crown Court where Mr Saunders is due to appear on Thursday 26 October.

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A 50-year-old man has been served a summons to appear at court in connection with a fatal road traffic collision in Bungay last year.

The incident occurred at around 1.40am on Friday 13 May 2016 in Bridge Street, where 42-year-old pedestrian Shane Lay was involved in a collision with a Nissan Qashqai which failed to stop. Mr Lay was taken to Addenbrooke’s Hospital for treatment, but died the following day.

The man – who is from Halesworth - was previously arrested by police in connection with this collision and bailed to allow further enquiries to take place.

He has now been summonsed to appear at Norwich Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 28 September where he will be charged with causing death by dangerous driving.