Man charged with causing death by dangerous driving after minicab driver and passenger killed

Updated: Jan 2, 2020

A man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after two people died following a road traffic collision in Croxteth on Wednesday 27 February 2019.

At around 5.10am, emergency services were called to the junction of the East Lancs Road and Stonebridge Lane following a collision between a BMW and a Ford Mondeo private hire car.

The private hire driver and his passenger were taken to hospital with serious injuries but later passed away.

The 51-year-old PHV driver, David Sherwin, died on Wednesday 13 March 2019 in hospital.

The 35-year-old passenger, Michelle Jennings, died on Wednesday 27 February 2019 in hospital.

The driver of the BMW, 26-year-old, Ryan Howard of Windermere Avenue, St Helens was charged with two counts of death by dangerous driving and is to appear at Liverpool Knowsley and St Helens Magistrates Court on Tuesday 28 January 2020.

Officers continue to urge anyone with information, who witnessed this collision or who has dash-cam footage, to contact @MerPolCC, call 0151 777 5747 or 101, quoting reference 19100077634 or @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111.

Image credit: Merseyside Police

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