Teenager denies causing serious injury to 16-year-old girl by dangerous driving in Morrison's car park

A teenager has denied causing serious injury by dangerous driving after an incident in a Sunderland supermarket car park.

Friday, 25th June 2021, 4:55 am

Natasha Graham, 18, from South Shields, appeared before South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, June 24, in connection with an incident in the car park of the Morrison’s supermarket in Whitburn Road, Seaburn last year.

Paramedics from the North East Ambulance Service were called to the supermarket car park in November and the victim was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, where she was left in a critical condition fighting for her life.

Graham, of Oak Avenue, South Shields, entered a plea of not guilty to a charge of causing serious injury by driving a mechanically propelled vehicle dangerously in a public place on November 24 2020.

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Natasha Graham leaving South Tyneside Magistrates' Court
Natasha Graham leaving South Tyneside Magistrates' Court

Magistrates declined jurisdiction on the case and agreed to send it to Newcastle Crown Court on Thursday, July 8.

Graham was released on unconditional bail until then.

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