Two people have been charged over fatal Coventry collision

Two people have been charged over fatal Coventry collision

Six-year-old Corey Platt-May and his two-year-old sibling Casper were struck by a car as they crossed the road with their family

Two people have been charged following the deaths of two young brothers in a hit-and-run collision in Coventry. 

Robert Brown, aged 53, of Attwood Crescent, and 41 year-old Gwendoline Harrison, of Triumph Close; both Wyken, will appear before Coventry Magistrates Court sitting at Warwick Justice Centre in Leamington this morning. 

They are accused under joint enterprise of two counts of causing death by dangerous driving after Corey and Casper Platt-May died following a collision on MacDonald Road at around 2pm on Thursday 22nd February.

Brown also faces charges of driving while disqualified, no insurance and otherwise than in accordance with a licence; while Harrison also faces a common assault allegation. 

Detective Sergeant Paul Hughes, from the Collision Investigation Unit at West Midlands Police, said: "It is always tragic to lose loved ones, especially when so young, and we are continuing to offer our support to family members at such a devastating time. 

"We are very appreciative of the overwhelming help we have received from the public during our investigations to date; and we continue to ask anyone with information who has not already spoken to us to get in touch with us."

Published: by Radio NewsHub
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