Two in court over fatal smash in Purfleet

TWO people have appeared in court in connection with a fatal road collision which happened in Purfleet on February 17, 2011.

Matthew Clark, 35, of Centurion Way, Purfleet, appeared at Basildon Magistrates Court on Thursday, August 11, charged with perverting the course of justice and failing to stop at the scene of an accident where injury was caused, alongside Jennie-Lee Campbell, 34, of the same address, appeared charged with perverting the course of justice, driving while disqualified and driving with no insurance.

The charges relate to a collision in Tank Hill Road, which resulted in the death of 37-year-old pedestrian Darren Maeder from Purfleet.

Both defendants were charged on August 2.

No pleas were entered at court and the case was adjourned until October 28, at Basildon Crown Court.

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