Woman, 35, charged after dad, 44, killed in horror crash in Peterborough – The Sun

A WOMAN has been charged after a dad died in a horror smash in Peterborough.

Alexander Edney, 44, was killed in the collision between a Vauxhall Astra and a Mercedes Sprinter on Tuesday.


Kathryn Watkins, 35, has now been charged with causing death by dangerous driving, causing death by driving a vehicle while uninsured, failing to stop and common assault.

She is due to appear at Cambridge Magistrates Court today.

Watkins and a 27-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and kidnap.

Both were taken to Peterborough City Hospital for treatment.

The 27-year-old remains in hospital with serious, but not life-threatening injuries.

Three men aged 24, 37 and 41 were also arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender but have since been released under investigation.

Alexander's devastated family have now paid tribute, saying: "Alex was a loving son, grandson, dad and brother.

“He was a good friend to many, always willing to help others and he will be sorely missed by all who knew him.”

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