December 12 2013 Latest news:
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
A 22-year-old north Suffolk man whose Audi TT left the road and crashed into a house is to be charged with drink-driving
Lewis Richardson, of Pakefield, near Lowestoft, sustained life-threatening head injuries during the collision in Long Meadow Walk, Carlton Colville,
The crash happened at about 1.45am on March 24.
Three people inside the house at the time were unharmed.
Richardson, a former Kirkley High School student and UEA graduate, was taken to James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston, before being transferred to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, where he received treatment for several weeks.
Suffolk police said the Audi TT driver is also to be accused of careless driving when he appears before Lowestoft magistrates in October.
He has been summonsed to court to be formally charged with both offences.
Anne-Marie Breach, a spokesman for Suffolk police, said: “A 22-year-old man from Lowestoft has been summonsed to appear before Lowestoft magistrates on October 29 in relation to a collision in Carlton Colville on March 24.
“He is due to be charged with drink-driving and careless driving.”