Company director charged over gate that crushed girl, 6

The director of a company which automated the gate that crushed a six-year-old girl in 2010 will be charged with gross negligence manslaughter, the CPS has said.

Semelia Campbell died on 28 June 2010 after becoming caught in and crushed by an electric gate in the housing development where she lived.

Kristian Kearns will appear at Manchester City Magistrates’ Court on 12th March 2013.