Coventry & Warwickshire

Woman charged with attempted murder over Polesworth crash

A woman has been charged with the attempted murder of a man who was hit by a car and seriously injured.

The man is in a critical but stable condition in hospital after the incident in Polesworth, Warwickshire, on Tuesday evening.

Catherine Pegg, 47, of Austrey, is also charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, dangerous driving and failing to stop after an accident.

She appeared at Leamington Spa Magistrates' Court.

Magistrates remanded her in custody until 31 May when she is due to appear at Warwick Crown Court.

The man's dog was also injured during the incident and received veterinary treatment.

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