Teenager from Mere to face 'dangerous driving' charge

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Published by Mike Draper at 11:56am 15th March 2019.

It's after a Vauxhall Astra, carrying 4 people, smashed into a wall near a caravan site in North Dorset

A teenager from Mere must appear in court next week to face a charge of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

The 19-year-old crashed the car he was driving last July causing his three passengers to be injured, one of them seriously.

Here are the details:

  • The crash happened shortly before 12 noon on Saturday 28 July 2018
  • A green Vauxhall Astra hit a wall outside Milton Farm caravan site at Milton on Stour near Gillingham in North Dorset
  • No other vehicles were involved

Milton Farm caravan site entrance near Gillingham where the crash happened

Milton Farm caravan site entrance, near Gillingham, where the crash happened

Woman seriously injured:

A 21-year-old female passenger from Warminster was airlifted to hospital in Bristol with serious injuries. Two other people in the car were also taken to hospital for treatment to injuries and a fourth was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

The 19-year-old man from Mere in Wiltshire has been issued with a postal requisition to appear before Weymouth Magistrates' Court on Monday 18 March 2019 for an offence of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

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