Man charged over fatal van crash in South Oxfordshire

The vehicle smashed into a load of parked cars and a wall.

It happened on Thursday night in Wood Lane, Sonning Common

A man in his 40s was taken to the John Radcliffe with life-threatening injuries and sadly died in hospital at the weekend.

His next of kin are being supported by specially-trained Thames Valley Police officers. 

Alexander Clarke, of no fixed address, was charged on Friday (4/1) with causing serious injury by dangerous driving, driving while disqualified, failing to provide a roadside breath test and using a motor vehicle on a road/public place without third party insurance.

He appeared at Reading Magistrates’ Court on Saturday and was remanded in custody.

The 38-year-old is now due at Reading Crown Court on 4 February.

Investigations in to the circumstances surrounding the crash continue.

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