Man, 24, charged with causing death by dangerous driving after crashing into pedicab

Luis Fernanado Balcazr-Soto was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on August 8

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A man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a collision between a car and a pedicab in south-east London.

Luis Fernanado Balcazr-Soto, 24, of Law Street, Southwark, south-east London, appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Monday facing a number of charges over the incident in the early hours of Sunday.

A woman in her 30s who was a passenger in the pedicab was killed.

While the driver, also aged in his 30s, was taken to hospital with a suspected broken arm after the collision with a car in New Kent Road, Southwark.

New Kent Road, Southwark
New Kent Road, Southwark

Officers attended the location along with the London Ambulance Service.

Balcazr-Soto is accused of causing death by dangerous driving; causing serious injury by dangerous driving; causing death by driving a vehicle whilst unlicensed; causing death by driving a vehicle whilst uninsured; and breach of a restraining order.

He was remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey on August 8.