Maldon: Man charged following fatal collision

A MAN has been charged with three offences following a fatal road collision near Maldon.

Car driver Robert Barnard, 59, died in the crash at Maldon Road, Goldhanger on Friday September 9, 2011.

A 33-year-old lorry driver from Forest Gate, east London has now been charged with causing death by dangerous driving, causing death by careless driving while unfit through drugs and also with possessing a Class B drug.

He was bailed to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on August 15.