Cyclist death - driver in court

A MOTORIST involved in a collision which led to the death of a 16-year-old boy has appeared in court.

James Hore

A MOTORIST involved in a collision which led to the death of a 16-year-old boy has appeared in court.

Mohammed Riaz appeared at Colchester Magistrates' Court this morning, in connection with the crash in Colchester on June 13.

The 28-year-old was Pakistani national was driving his Mazda 323 along Greenstead Road when he was in collision with Daniel Andrew's push bike.


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The Colchester teenager was declared dead at the scene and Riaz was taken to hospital suffering from minor injuries.

Riaz, of Mersea Road, Colchester faces a charge of driving without due care and attention and is also accused of exceeding the 30mph speed limit.

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No pleas were entered, although it was indicated the driver would deny the charges, and the case was adjourned until next Thursday.

Riaz has been granted bail on the condition that he gives up his passport and signs into Colchester police station three times each week.

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