Man, 95, hit by white van in Fordham – one man charged with careless driving

Man, 95, hit by white van in Carter Street, Fordham – one man charged with careless driving. Picture

Man, 95, hit by white van in Carter Street, Fordham – one man charged with careless driving. Picture: GOOGLE EARTH - Credit: Archant

A 95-year-old man has been left with life threatening injuries after he was hit by a van as he crossed the road in Fordham.

The collision took place on Carter Street yesterday (December 2) when a white Mercedes Sprinter van collided with the victim.

Richardos Primandas, 52, of Dryleys Court, Northampton, has been charged with careless driving and driving while disqualified.

He will appear at Cambridge Magistrates' Court today (December 3).

The pedestrian was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, but is now said to be in stable condition.


You may also want to watch:


On social media, residents expressed their concern for the man.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or who saw the white Mercedes Sprinter prior to what happened, is asked to call police on 101 quoting incident 76 of December 2.

Alternatively, you can report online at www.cambs.police.uk/report

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter