Man on driving charges after death of sportsman
A MAN has been charged with causing death by driving without due care and attention following a fatal collision.
James ‘Hodge’ Edwards, 22, from Poynton, died after being struck by a car in Hazel Grove on March 11 this year.
Police have now charged Wayne Davies, 29, of Lyndhurst Avenue Stockport, with causing death by driving without due care and attention, driving while over the prescribed drug limit and drink driving.
He has also been charged with failing to stop after a collision, failing to report a collision and possession of class A drugs and has now been bailed to appear at Stockport Magistrates’ Court on Monday, August 21.
Police were called the crash shortly before 4.10am on Saturday, March 11 on Bramhall Moor Lane. They found that a car had hit a 22-year-old man who was taken to hospital where he sadly died.
At the time of his death, dozens of friends and family paid tribute to him on social media.
The former Poynton High School student was said to have been a keen footballer, who had played for a number of amateur and youth clubs, and had plans to join the Royal Navy.
James ‘Hodge’ Edwards died in the collision