Man charged with killing two cyclists in Berkshire
- 15 February 2014
- From the section Berkshire
A motorist has been charged with causing the deaths of two cyclists who were struck by a car.
Alexander Walters, of Beech Road, Purley-on-Thames, is accused of killing the male cyclists in the Berkshire village on Thursday night.
He is also charged with aggravated vehicle-taking, driving while disqualified and using a vehicle without insurance.
The 31-year-old will appear before Reading Magistrates Court on Monday.
The cyclists have been named locally as father-of-two John Morland, 30, and Kris Jarvis, 39, a father of five.
The pair were said to be keen cyclists and both worked for Reading Borough Council.