Trio charged over crash that left man dead in Wakefield

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Three people have been charged after a collision which left a 35-year-old man dead.

David Thompson, from Tingley, died from his injuries following a crash on the A650 Wrenthorpe Bypass on April 18 last year.

Alexander Clacker, 22, of First Avenue, Wakefield has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving and perverting the course of justice.

Thomas Jessop, 28, of Blenheim Chase, Huddersfield, has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

Rachel Lloyd, 22, of St John’s Crescent, Ossett, has been charged with perverting the course of justice.

The trio are due to appear at Wakefield Magistrates Court on Wednesday, March 30.

Delays are building on the A1 near Pontefract. Picture: Highways England/Crown.

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