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The German driver of a motorhome that collided with a group of youngsters in Beer in July was too ill to attend Exeter Magistrates Court on Monday.
Arnold Kasserra has been charged with two counts of causing serious injury by dangerous driving in Common Lane in Beer.
The 67 year old is accused of causing serious injury to two young women when his Fiat Advantage camper van struck them.
Magistrates in Exeter were told the defendant and his wife were not fit enough to travel from their home in Germany to attend the hearing which was adjourned until the end of September.
Mr Kasserra was granted bail.
A teenager who was seriously injured when a camper van ran out of control at Beer in East Devon has been transferred to hospital in Bristol.
She was airlifted to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth three weeks ago after the vehicle hit six pedestrians in Fore Street.
The move to Bristol's Frenchay Hospital is only so she can be nearer her home.
The only other crash victim still in hospital has now been released.
The driver of the van was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving but is now on bail.
An investigation's underway after a motorhome ploughed into a group of teenagers near a beach in East Devon. One girl is in hospital with serious injuries after the accident which happened yesterday in Beer near Seaton. Seven people were injured, including the occupants of the camper van.
A crowd gathered in Beer in East Devon to watch a crashed motorhome being lifted on to a low-loader ready to be taken away.
It was not so much the operation to remove it but more the fact that the camper van had been involved in an horrific crash earlier today in which seven people were injured, one of them seriously.
Our camera was there to catch the final chapter in the day's drama.
A teenage girl is in hospital tonight with serious injuries and another six people have been hurt after a motorhome hit a group of people in a village in East Devon.
The accident happened this morning in Beer near Seaton. Five of the casualties were making their way to the beach.
Seven people have been taken to hospital after a motorhome hit a group of pedestrians in Beer, Devon.
One pedestrian who suffered serious injuries was taken to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth by air ambulance.
Six other casualties, including the driver of the vehicle, were taken to the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital in Exeter for treatment.
The foreign vehicle struck a wall before ploughing into the group of pedestrians, including four teenagers, and came to a stop.
The driver of the vehicle, a German national, provided a negative breath test at the scene and is being treated at hospital.
Seven people have been taken to hospital after a motorhome collided with a group of pedestrians in Beer.
Police were called to Fore Street just after 11.10am this morning.
One pedestrian has been taken to Derriford Hospital, via air ambulance, with serious injuries.
The other casualties, including the driver of the vehicle have been taken to the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital for treatment.
One pedestrian has been taken to Derriford Hospital, via air ambulance, with serious injuries. There are thought to be 7 casualties in total including the driver of the vehicle.
Six of the casualties are being taken to the RD&E for treatment. Fore Street is closed at Long Lane and what is described as the top end of Beer.
Police have been called to a serious collision in Fore Street, Beer. Officers were called to the scene just after 11.10am this morning after reports a campervan or caravan has collided with a group of pedestrians.