Motorist to stand trial over cyclist's death three years after tragedy

A motorist is to face trial of causing death by dangerous driving almost three years after a cyclist was killed.

Friday, 24th September 2021, 12:30 pm

Gregg Marsh, 22, of Bracken Hill, Ackworth pleaded not guilty to the charge during a short hearing at Leeds Crown Court this morning.

The unnamed cyclist was struck by a car on the A638 Doncaster Road in South Elmsall, close to the Next distribution, at around 6.40am on December 21, 2019.

Marsh will stand trial on December 5 next year, the earliest date that could be found during this morning's plea and trial preparation hearing.

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The A638 near the Next distribution centre.

It is expected to last five days. He was given unconditional bail until then.