Man charged following van collision incident in Kirk Hallam

Published on: Sunday, 7th July 2019
Big Kirk Hallam Community Centre

A 37 year old man from Long Eaton has been charged and remanded in custody following a collision in Kirk Hallam on Friday 5th July.

Officers were called to reports of a collision between a van and a number of people outside Kirk Hallam Community Hall in Kenilworth Drive, Kirk Hallam at around 9am

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service and East Midlands Ambulance Service were also in attendance, and three people were treated for injuries at the scene, two were described as having serious but not life-threatening injuries and one minor.

Martin Casey was arrested at the scene on suspicion of assaut occasioning grievous bodily harm with intent and was subsequently charged with the following offences:

  • One count of driving a motor vehicle dangerously
  • One count of causing grievous bodily harm with intent
  • One count of causing serious injury by dangerous driving
  • Three counts of attempting to cause grievous bodily harm with intent to do greivous bodily harm.

He was remanded in police custody and was set to appear at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates at 10am on Monday 8th July.  Police officers are still keen to speak with anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information that may be of help to the investigation.

If you were in the area at the time or have any information, please contact Derbyshire Police quoting reference number 265 of July 5th.

Call the non-ermergency number 101 or complete the online contact form derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999.

Meanwhile, in the immediate aftermath of the incident, All Saints Church in Kirk Hallam opened from 4pm to 7pm on Friday 5th July to light a candle and say a prayer for those who may have been affected by the incident at the Community Centre.

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