Son Of Norfolk's PCC To Be Charged After Fatal Crash

11 November 2014, 15:04 | Updated: 11 November 2014, 15:12

The son of Norfolk's Police and Crime Commissioner is to be charged with causing death by dangerous driving, after a fatal crash last year.

A Fiat people carrier and a Fendt tractor collided in West Acre Road in Castle Acre at around 3:20pm on 4 December 2013.  The female driver of the Fiat died at the scene.

26 year old Henry Phillip Stafford Bett, from Hall Lane in Thornham, has been summonsed to appear at  King's Lynn Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, 10 December 2014, where he will face the charge.

The decision has been made following an independent and extensive investigation by Essex Police and after advice received from Thames and Chiltern Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).

Statement from the Office For PCC Stephen Bett:

Following an independent and extensive investigation into a fatal road traffic collision Essex Constabulary is to charge Stephen Bett’s son Henry Bett with causing death by dangerous driving.

This is a private matter for Stephen and his family and as such is not one the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner will be commenting on.