Lorry driver in court

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A LORRY driver accused of causing the road death of another trucker has appeared in court.

John Kirk is alleged to have killed Andrew Nimmo, 24, from Murton, in a crash on the A19 near Thornaby, Cleveland, last year.

Teesside Crown Court was told Kirk, 26, from Boston, Lincolnshire, faces charges of causing death by dangerous driving, causing serious injury by dangerous driving and causing a false driver’s hours record to be created. He entered no pleas.

The case was adjourned until November 7.