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Man charged over fatal smash in Purfleet

POLICE have now charged a man with causing death by careless driving following a fatal road crash in Purfleet last October.

The collision occurred on the A1306 Arterial Road, near the junction with Watts Crescent at about 3.55pm on Sunday, October 28, 2012. The incident involved a white motorcycle, a silver Transit van and a green HGV parked in a lay-by.

The rider of the motorcycle, 40 year old David Dawe from Fyfield Road, Rainham east London, died at the scene. The Transit driver, a 54-year-old man from Purfleet has now been charged and bailed to appear at Basildon Magistrates Court on May 7.


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