Driver Stephen James of Haverhill to be sentenced for causing death of Wisbech man Keith Howlett in Mepal road crash

The scene of the A142 Mepal crash. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY

The scene of the A142 Mepal crash. Picture: ARCHANT LIBRARY - Credit: Archant

A driver who admitted causing the death of a Wisbech man in a road accident is due to be sentenced.

Stephen James, 47, of Parkside, Haverhill, is due to appear at Peterborough Crown Court on Thursday, June 22 after previously pleading guilty to death by dangerous driving and serious injury by dangerous driving.

James was driving a Nissan Patrol on December 20 last year when he collided with a Renault Traffic van, Vauxhall Corsa, Vauxhall Corsa van and an articulated lorry on the A142 at Mepal, near March in Cambridgeshire.

The driver of the Vauxhall Corsa van, 60-year-old Keith Howlett of Mill Lane in Wisbech, suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.

The drivers of the Renault Traffic and articulated lorry both suffered serious but not life threatening injuries.

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