The sentencing of a man for causing death by dangerous driving after knocking down a boy in Wakefield has been adjourned. 6 year old Owen Wightman was killed in Kettlethorpe after being hit by a car driven by 22-year-old Peter Renshaw.
The sentencing will take place on Thursday 6 June as Judge Geoffrey Marson QC is ill. Peter Renshaw has been bailed and warned that if he fails to turn up for the next appearance he will be sentenced in his absence and a warrant will be put out for his arrest.
A motorist who caused the death of a six-year-old boy while driving too fast has admitted failing to stop at the scene.
A driver who has been warned he faces a prison sentence after he admitted causing the death of a six-year-old boy is up in court again.