Teenager charged over fatal collision

A teenager has been charged with death by dangerous driving after a collision in North Shields in February.

On Monday February 18 this year, Roy Toogood MBE of Cullercoats died when he was walking on Beach Road in North Shields and a car collided with him.

Daniel Brownlee, 18, of Preston Terrace in North Tyneside, has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving and will appear at North Tyneside Magistrates’ Court August 8.