Case Study

Woman in court over death of Ingleby Barwick biker

Incident date: 
Sat, 11 Aug 2012

A woman will appear in court to face a charge of causing the death of a Teesside motorcyclist by careless driving.

Nick Robinson was riding his Triumph Tiger motorcycle when he was involved in a collision with a Toyota Rav4 near Settle, North Yorkshire, driven by a 62-year-old woman in August 2012.

Retired teacher Mr Robinson, from Ingleby Barwick, suffered serious injuries and was taken to Leeds General Hospital.

The 64-year-old remained at the hospital for 20 days before he died.

Mr Robinson, who was a respected and experienced rider, was part of a group of 10 bikers from the Cleveland Advanced Motorcyclist Group when the accident happened on the B6479 at Stainforth.

Mr Robinson, who was a PE and maths teacher in the Cleveland area, was a member of Teesside charity motorbike group Boundary 500.

He was also a qualified rider observer with the Cleveland Advanced Motorcyclists Group.

  • UPDATE (26/06/13)

On Friday June 21st , Redgrave, from Marsh House Road in Sheffield, admitted causing death by careless driving on August 11 last year. Sentencing was adjourned until July 5. Magistrates imposed an interim driving ban.

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