Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Man charged over Isle of Wight double fatal crash

Emily Buley
Image caption Miss Buley died in hospital after the crash in January

A driver has been charged with killing his passenger and a motorcyclist in a crash on the Isle of Wight.

A VW Polo was in collision with a bike, coming from the opposite direction, on Military Road, Chale, on 24 January.

Passenger Emily Buley, 23, from Freshwater, and rider Andrew Newham, 22, from Newport, died in hospital.

John Hoath, 24, of Freshwater, faces two counts of causing death by careless driving. He is due before Newport magistrates on 27 August.

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