Bournemouth EchoTrial of man accused in fatal ambulance crash begins today (From Bournemouth Echo)

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26-year-old faces court over fatal ambulance crash at Brockenhurst

Bournemouth Echo: Trial of man accused in fatal ambulance crash begins today Trial of man accused in fatal ambulance crash begins today

The trial of a man accused of causing two deaths in a horror crash is due to begin at Bournemouth Crown Court today .

Richard Husband has pleaded not guilty to causing the deaths of a paramedic and an elderly man by careless driving.

The 26-year-old, who lives at New Forest Drive in Brockenhurst was charged following an ambulance crash on the A337 Brockenhurst to Lyndhurst road on April 27 last year.

Paramedic Gillian Randall, 42, and 88-year-old Francis Ironside were killed in the collision after the ambulance veered off the road and into a tree.

Mr Ironside's 64-year-old son David, who was travelling in the back of the ambulance, and paramedic Richard Riley, 32, suffered serious injuries.

The trial is expected to last for at least a week.

 

 

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