Man pleads not guilty to causing serious injury by dangerous driving after crash near Market Drayton

By Nick Humphreys | Market Drayton | Crime | Published:

A man has pleaded not guilty to causing serious injury by dangerous driving to a biker who was badly hurt in a road collision near Market Drayton.

Rauhan Aziz, 23, is charged with causing injury to Peter Welch by driving a vehicle, namely a Vauxhall Astra, dangerously.

The crash happened on the A41 Hinstock Bypass on September 9, 2018.

The Astra was travelling towards Hinstock, while the motorcycle was heading in the direction of Newport, close to the junction with Marsh Lane, at about 6pm when the collision happened.

Mr Welch suffered serious injuries to his arms, back and legs.

Aziz, is from Hall Green, in Birmingham, appeared at Shrewsbury Crown Court to make his plea, and will return for trial on August 24.

Nick Humphreys

By Nick Humphreys
Senior Reporter

Senior reporter for the Shropshire Star focusing on Shrewsbury.

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