38-year-old man charged with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving following hit and run in Yaxley

Thomas Fletcher and Thomas Northam were killed in a hit and run on the B1091 on Tuesday (January 3).

Thomas Fletcher and Thomas Northam were killed in a hit and run on the B1091 on Tuesday (January 3). - Credit: Archant

A man has been charged in connection with the death of two men following a collision on the B1091 in Yaxley on Tuesday morning (January 3).

Richard Frost, 38, of Dorset Avenue in Chelmsford, Essex, was arrested by Essex Police on Tuesday evening.

He was transferred to Thorpe Wood Police Station in Peterborough on Wednesday evening (January 4) and has since been charged with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving, two counts of dangerous driving, one count of causing actual bodily harm (ABH) and one count of common assault.

He has been remanded in police custody to appear at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court at 2pm this afternoon (Friday).

Post mortem examinations of the victims, 19-year-old Thomas Fletcher and 22-year-old Thomas Northam, is due to be carried out in Peterborough on Monday afternoon (January 9).


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