Man charged with A421 Lidlington fatal


Thames and Chiltern Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has authorised officers from the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Collision Investigation Unit, to charge a man today, Tuesday, 27 March 2012 with causing death by careless driving and whilst under the influence of drugs.

Matthew Norcott, aged 27 and from Furlong Road, Pershore, Worcestershire has also been charged with causing death by driving whilst uninsured and possession of class A drugs with intent to supply.

The charges relate to a collision that happened on the A421 Road in Lidlington, Bedfordshire on 13 November 2011 where Lara Smith, aged 17 and from Pershore, died.

Norcott will appear at Bedford Magistrates' Court on 10 April 2012.