Crowle man charged with causing death by dangerous driving

The late John (Jack) Winter of Crowle.
The late John (Jack) Winter of Crowle.

A man has been charged with causing death by careless driving after a 94-year-old cyclist died following a road traffic collision.

John Wilson Winter died after his electronically-assisted pedal cycle was involved in a collision with a Seat Ibiza in Crowle in November last year.

Adam Edward Hodgson, 29, of Maple Avenue, Crowle, has now been charged with causing death by careless driving.

A spokeswoman for Humberside Police confirmed that he was summonsed to Scunthorpe Magistrates Court on April 15 when the case was adjourned and re-listed.

He is now due to be appear before magistrates on Wednesday, May 1.

Mr Winter died after a collision at the junction of High Street and Godnow Road at about 3pm on Tuesday, November 6.

He died from his injuries two days later in Scunthorpe General Hospital.

Following his death, friends and relatives flooded the Epworth Bells with tributes.

Mr Winter, known as ‘Jack’, latterly lived at Bowling Green Road, Crowle.

Friends described him as an “active” and “well-known figure” in the village.

As a young man, he was known to have served in the army for several years, five of which were spent in India.

He also kept pigeons, and was one of a group of pigeon fanciers who would meet regularly at the White Hart pub in Crowle.

Shortly after his death, wife of 64 years Sadie described him as a “loving husband and uncle and despite his age, an active gentleman.”

Friend John Belton, of Cranidge Close, Crowle, also paid tribute.

He said: “Jack was a part of Crowle. He was so active for his age. He was his own man.”