Worthing man charged with causing death by dangerous driving

A WORTHING man is due to appear at court on charges of death by dangerous driving and careless driving causing death whilst under the influence of alcohol.

Joseph Simon Lavelle, 36, a painter, of Lyndhurst Road, is due to appear on bail at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, January 19.

The charges follow an investigation by Sussex Road Policing Unit officers into a fatal crash on the A27 in Hangleton, Hove, on Thursday, June 23, 2011, in which Alf Filer, 58, of Elm Grove, Worthing, died.