South Tyneside woman charged with causing death of Billingham motorcyclist

A woman is due to appear before magistrates for the first time after she was charged with causing the death of a motorcyclist in a Christmas Day collision.

Monday, 22nd November 2021, 4:45 am
Michael Crooks, aged 32, from Billingham, died after a collision when he was travelling on his motorbike in Belasis Avenue, in Billingham, on Christmas Day last year.

Susan Gourley, 52, from Ellison Street, Jarrow, is due to appear at Teesside Magistrates’ Court on Monday, November 22, for the first time in connection with the case.

Court lists state she faces charges of causing Mr Crooks’s death by dangerous driving and by careless driving while driving a Hyundai car.

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