A man has denied causing the death of a retired nurse by careless driving.
Jean Hardy, 71, was struck by a automobile as she crossed Doxford Park Way, Sunderland, on February 4 final yr.
Grant Williamson, 26, of Askrigg Avenue, Grangetown, Sunderland, pleaded not responsible to causing death by careless driving throughout an look at Newcastle Crown Court.
A trial, anticipated to last as long as three days, was listed in November.
Judge Robert Adams instructed him: “Mr Williamson, you will have pleaded not responsible so there should be a trial. It’s a fixture on November 15.
“You have been on bail and also you stay on bail on the identical situations as earlier than and be sure to be in contact along with your solicitor.”
Mrs Hardy was hit by the car at round 5.45pm on Tuesday, February 4.
Emergency providers had been known as to the crash and took her to hospital with a quantity of severe accidents.
However, Mrs Hardy, who’s from Doxford Park, later died.