Warrant issued for Sunderland Audi driver who failed to turn up for court

A judge has ordered the arrest of a man who failed to attend court on motoring charges.

Saturday, 1st February 2020, 1:50 pm
Updated Saturday, 1st February 2020, 1:50 pm

District Judge Natalie Wortley agreed to issue a warrant without bail for Louis Whelan, 20, of Torquay Road, Thorney Close.

Whelan was due at South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court to face four motoring offences, all allegedly committed on Tuesday, July 2.

It is claimed he failed to stop an Audi after an accident in Padgate Road, Ford Estate, in which damage was caused to a Ford Focus.

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South Tyneside Magistrates' Court

He is also accused of failing to report the same incident, using a vehicle without insurance and driving without a licence.