Wisbech motorcyclist Michael Alan Howard killed in crash: ‘Disqualified, uninsured and unlicensed driver’ faces charge of causing death by dangerous driving

PUBLISHED: 10:41 24 August 2018 | UPDATED: 10:41 24 August 2018

Police arrest one at the scene of an RTC that left motorcyclist dead.,
Bretton Way, Peterborough
Wednesday 22 August 2018. 
Picture by Terry Harris.

Police arrest one at the scene of an RTC that left motorcyclist dead., Bretton Way, Peterborough Wednesday 22 August 2018. Picture by Terry Harris.

© Terry Harris

A ‘disqualified, uninsured and unlicensed’ driver faces a charge of causing death by dangerous driving after a crash which killed Wisbech motorcyclist Michael Alan Howard.

Police arrest one at the scene of an RTC that left motorcyclist dead.,
Bretton Way, Peterborough
Wednesday 22 August 2018. 
Picture by Terry Harris.Police arrest one at the scene of an RTC that left motorcyclist dead., Bretton Way, Peterborough Wednesday 22 August 2018. Picture by Terry Harris.

Neville Smith, 22, of no fixed address, has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving, causing death by driving whilst disqualified, causing death by driving whilst unlicensed/uninsured, failing to stop after a road accident, making off without making payment, theft from a motor vehicle, fraud by false representation and aggravated vehicle taking.

He will appear at Peterborough Magistrates Court today (August 24).

Michael Alan Howard, 42, from Burrett Road, Walsoken, Wisbech died when the grey Suzuki GSXR 750 K4 he was riding was involved in a collision with two cars on Bretton Way, Peterborough, on Wednesday (22 August).

A 16-year-old girl from Peterborough who was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and aggravated vehicle taking has been released under investigation.

Police arrest one at the scene of an RTC that left motorcyclist dead.,
Bretton Way, Peterborough
Wednesday 22 August 2018. 
Picture by Terry Harris.Police arrest one at the scene of an RTC that left motorcyclist dead., Bretton Way, Peterborough Wednesday 22 August 2018. Picture by Terry Harris.

A 20-year-old from man Peterborough who was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, theft of a motor vehicle and drug driving has also been released under investigation.

A police spokesman said: “Emergency services were called at 5.25pm on August 22 to reports of a collision in Bretton Way involving two cars and a motorcycle.”

The road was closed for seven hours.

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