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Man charged with careless driving and driving while disqualified after hitting pensioner in Fordham

A man has been charged after a collision in Fordham yesterday which left a 95-year-old man in hospital.

The pensioner was hit by a Mercedes Sprinter van as he was crossing Carter Street at about 8.45am.

He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, but is now said to be in a stable condition.

Carter Street, Fordham (23256364)
Carter Street, Fordham (23256364)

Richardos Primandas, 52, of Dryleys Court, Northampton, has been charged with careless driving and driving while disqualified.

Primandas was set to appear before Cambridgeshire Magistrates' Court earlier today.

A Cambridgeshire Police spokesman said: "Anyone who witnessed the collision, or who saw the white Mercedes Sprinter prior to what happened, is asked to call police on 101 quoting incident 76 of 2 December. Alternatively, you can report online at cambs.police.uk/report."