Derek Acorah charged after Southport car crash

Derek Acorah
Image caption Derek Acorah is best known for the Living TV show Most Haunted

A 63-year-old TV psychic has been charged with careless driving following a car crash in Merseyside.

Derek Johnson, widely known as Derek Acorah, was driving a Nissan GT that was in collision with a Ford Ka in Southport, on Saturday.

The 52-year-old Ka driver and her passenger, a man aged 21, were taken to hospital with "whiplash-type" injuries.

Mr Johnson, who was not injured, was bailed and is due to appear at Sefton Magistrates' Court on 30 December.

Merseyside Police said he had also been charged with failing to provide a specimen of breath for analysis, following the crash in Scarisbrick New Road.

Mr Johnson, of Scarisbrick, Southport, is best known for his work on the Living TV show Most Haunted.

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