Driver accused of causing death

Blackpool Magistrates' Court
Blackpool Magistrates' Court
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A man accused of causing the death of a woman pedestrian has appeared at court.

Joseph Best, 42, of Clifton Drive, South Shore, pleaded not guilty to causing the death of Elizabeth Cornwell by driving without care and attention.

Best is accused of colliding in his Vauxhall Corsa with 57-year-old Elizabeth Cornwell, of Dundee, Scotland, as she crossed Waterloo Road, South Shore, on October 17 last year.

Ms Cornwell, who was on holiday in the resort with her partner, was taken to the Royal Preston Hospital with multiple injuries and died four days later.

Best had his case adjourned for a two-day trial starting on September 11 by Blackpool magistrates.

The trial will take place at Lancaster Magistrates’ Court.