Man charged after pedicab and car collision in London kills woman in her 30s | UK News

A man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a woman died following a collision between a pedicab and a car in London.

Luis Fernanado Balcazr-Soto, 24, of Law Street, Southwark, southeast London, appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

A woman in her 30s, who was a passenger in the pedicab, was killed in the incident, while the driver, also aged in his 30s, was taken to hospital with a suspected broken arm.

The collision took place on New Kent Road in Southwark early on Sunday.

The rickshaw had stopped in a bus lane outside a branch of Tesco Express so that one of the passengers, a woman in her 20s who escaped unhurt, could use a cash machine, according to the Evening Standard.

Balcazr-Soto is accused of causing death by dangerous driving; causing serious injury by dangerous driving; causing death by driving a vehicle whilst unlicensed; causing death by driving a vehicle whilst uninsured; and breach of a restraining order.

He was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on 8 August.

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