Driver denies causing the death of Pontefract nurse

A man accused of knocking down and killing a Pontefract nurse has denied causing her death by careless driving.

Thursday, 4th February 2021, 1:05 pm

Caroline Greatorex, 55, was struck by the Honda Accord taxi on Friarwood Lane, at the junction with Southgate, at around 6.45am on December 1, 2018.

She was taken to Leeds General Infirmary with head injuries but died three weeks later on December 21.

Akhmed Hussain was arrested and charged with driving without due care and attention and therefore causing her death.

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Caroline Greatorex died after being hit by a car in Pontefract.

The 40-year-old, of Morningside, Bradford, appeared at Leeds Crown Court this afternoon, accompanied by an interpreter, and pleaded not guilty to the charge.

A trial, which is expected to last three days, has been set for March 21, next year.

The defendant was given bail.