East Durham woman facing trial over Hartlepool road collision

A woman is due to go on trial next year in connection with injuries sustained in a road collision.

Friday, 26th November 2021, 4:45 am

Katy Grylls, 21, denies a charge of causing serious injury by dangerous driving from March 24 this year.

On that day a collision occurred in Hart Lane, in Hartlepool, involving a silver Ford C-MAX and a white Mercedes-Benz A Class vehicle.

The female driver, aged 38, of the Ford vehicle reportedly suffered injuries to her back, arm and other injuries needing hospital treatment.

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Teesside Magistrates' Court, in Middlesbrough. Picture by FRANK REID

Grylls appeared at Teesside Magistrates’ Court for a brief hearing on Wednesday, November 24.

A trial date at the crown court has been set for October 24 of next year.

Recorder Ian Mullarkey told Grylls, of Front Street, Wingate, there was a lot of work to be done in the lead up to the trial including that she must set out her defence.

She was granted unconditional bail.

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