Sheffield man appears at court accused of causing death of boy, 15, by dangerous driving

A 31-year-old man has appeared at court accused of causing death by dangerous driving, relating to a crash on a major Sheffield road that caused the death of a boy aged 15.

Thursday, 17th October 2019, 5:44 pm
Updated Friday, 18th October 2019, 2:15 pm
A 15-year-old boy was killed in the collision, which took place on Penistone Road, Hillsborough in May last year. Picture: Kirsty Shore

Acheme Woodhouse, of Haggstones Road, Oughtibridge appeared at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court charged with the offence.

Woodhouse is alleged to have caused the death of 15-year-old pedestrian Daniel Robinson by dangerous driving in a crash that took place on Penistone Road, Hillsborough on May 26 last year.

He spoke only to confirm his date of birth, address and nationality during the short hearing.

The case was sent to Sheffield Crown Court.

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Woodhouse is next due to appear there on Thursday, November 14.

Deputy District Judge Vincent McDade released Woodhouse on unconditional bail until then.