Man charged with murder of 87-year-old pedestrian killed in collision

A 38-year old man has been charged with the murder of a 87-year old man following a fatal collision in Nottinghamshire on Good Friday

The victim was a pedestrian in a collision with a car at Mansfield Woodhouse.

Gavin Collins, of Addison Street in Tibshelf, Derbyshire, has been charged with murder, kidnap, robbery, attempted robbery, two counts of burglary and two counts of aggravated taking of a vehicle without consent, in connection with a series of incidents in Mansfield and Ashfield.

He has been remanded in to custody to appear at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Monday 22 April.