A 26 year old man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving,after a passenger in a car he was driving was killed in a Stalybridge smash

David Chorlton, 26, of no fixed abode has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving, causing death by driving whilst disqualified, causing death by driving while unlicensed or uninsured, driving whilst disqualified, using a motor vehicle on a road or public place without third part insurance, and failing to stop after a road accident.

Chorlton appeared Tameside Magistrates court on Friday 14 May, and has been remanded into custody. He is due to appear at Manchester Crown Court (Minshull Street) on Friday 11 June 2021.

A 26 year old man, arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, has been released on bail.

A 23 year old man and a 21 year old woman arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender have been released under investigation.

32 year old Philip Ogden was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision at the junction of Bayley Street and Bridge Street in Stalybridge just after 11pm on Sunday

Officers are still keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident, and are urging anyone with information to please get in touch.


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