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Retired doctor admits failing to stop after A69 collision

Dr Samin Ahmed Khan

A retired doctor has appeared at Carlisle Magistrates Court today (THURS) for trial following a road traffic collision on the A69.

The prosecution alleged the defendant, Dr Samin Ahmed Khan, 73, was involved in a collision on the evening of April 27 of last year on the A69 at Warwick-on-Eden near Carlisle.

The charge is Khan was the driver of a Mercedes E220 car when a collision occurred causing personal injury to a pedestrian, and Mr Khan ‘failed to stop’ at the scene.

When the charge was read out to him today, he pleaded-guilty.

The victim was Robert Wilson from Carlisle, after the accident he was transferred to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, the 75-year-old later died in hospital.

The retired doctor gave his address as The Birches Road, Scalby Hill, Carlisle, three other charges were he failed to report an accident, the body work of the car or equipment was unsafe and he failed to co-operate with a preliminary breath test, these were all dismissed and no-evidence was given.

District Judge Gerald Chalk requested a Probation Service report to be prepared for the next hearing, which will be on April 1st.

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