Tragic pensioner fined after wife’s crash death

Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Chesterfield magistrates' court.

A tragic pensioner who caused the death of his wife during a road traffic collision has been allowed to walk free with a fine.

Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard how Stanley Hugh Codd, 87, of Dale Road North, Darley Dale, Matlock, was fined £415 for causing the death of passenger Hilda Mary Codd by driving without due care and attention.

Mr Codd was involved in a head-on collision between his Toyota Yaris and a Peugeot 306 on the A6 Dale Road North, at Darley Dale, at about 3.45pm, on June 11.


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