Bury St Edmunds: Woman in first court hearing after cyclist Julian Evans dies in road accident

Julian Evans

Julian Evans - Credit: Archant

A woman accused of causing the death of a cyclist by careless driving following a collision near Bury St Edmunds has made her first appearance before a judge at Ipswich Crown Court.

Deborah Lumley-Holmes, 52, of Cannon Street, Bury, is alleged to have caused the death of Julian Evans, who died after an accident on October 7 last year.

Mr Evans’ bicycle and Lumley-Holmes’ Nissan Micra collided in Newmarket Road, Risby.

Mr Evans (pictured) died the following day in Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.

The 51-year-old of Woodland Close, Risby, known as Jules to family and friends, had lived in the village for 14 years.


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He was married with one stepdaughter.

Mr Evans worked as a regional sales manager for sia Abrasives based in Brighouse, West Yorkshire.

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He had worked for the company since he left school at the age of 17.

Lumley-Holmes’ case was adjourned until November 29 for a plea and case management hearing.

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