Second man dead after police chase crash

PUBLISHED: 14:37 04 November 2012 | UPDATED: 14:58 04 November 2012

Scene of the fatal accident

Scene of the fatal accident

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A SECOND man has died after a car overturned in Woolmer Green following a police chase.

Cameron Nimmo, of Bedford, had been critically ill since Friday’s crash and was being treated in Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.

Karl Spencer, 25, also from Bedford died at the scene.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the grey Audi A3, they were travelling in failed to stop for officers at the Leisure Park in Stevenage.

Following a pursuit, the Audi was in collision with a lamp post on Mardley Hill in Woolmer Green at around 2.40am.

Two other passengers, who are men aged 21 and 26, both from Bedford, were taken to the Lister Hospital, Stevenage, for treatment.

Michael Cush, 26, of Bedford was arrested in connection with the collision and has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving and aggravated vehicle taking.

He is also charged with failing to stop for police and driving without a licence and without insurance.

Mr Cush has appeared before Hatfield Remand Court and was remanded in custody until November 13, when he will be appearing before St Albans Crown Court.

The collision is being investigated by officers from Essex and has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

Anyone with information about the collision should contact Essex Police Serious Collision Investigation Unit 0300 333 4444 or collisionappeal@essex.pnn.police.uk

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