Man charged with death by dangerous driving after lorry collided with pedestrian


A man from Lutterworth has been charged following the death of a woman after a collision in Earl Shilton last year.

William McTaff, 57, from Orchard Road, Lutterworth, has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving and is due to appear at Leicester Magistrates’ Court on Monday (February 27).

The police were called to the scene in Wood Street, Earl Shilton, just after 10.25am on Tuesday, April 26 after the collision involving a pedestrian and a white LGV lorry.

The pedestrian, Margaret Finney, 77, from Earl Shilton, sustained serious injuries and died in hospital the following day.