Swedish driver charged over Emsworth cyclist’s death

Howard Plumb
Howard Plumb

A DRIVER will appear in court later this month following a fatal crash with a cyclist in Charlton.

Bo Christer Lundmark, 54, of Umea, Sweden, was served with a summons to appear at Worthing Magistrates’ Court on January 29 to answer a charge of causing death by careless driving.

A Sussex Police spokesman said: “The cyclist, 42-year-old Howard Plumb of Emsworth, Hampshire, died after suffering serious head injuries when he was collision with a Honda Jazz car driven by Lundmark, at Knight’s Hill, Charlton, near Chichester, at 5.15pm on Saturday, July 5, last year.

“He was taken to St George’s Hospital in London by air ambulance where he sadly died two days later.”