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Liverpool Echo
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Amy Walker & Charlotte Hadfield

Face of man accused of killing pregnant mum by dangerous driving

This is the man charged with killing a pregnant mum by dangerous driving after a motorway crash.

Adil Iqbal, 22, appeared at Manchester Magistrates’ Court on Monday afternoon (May 15) wearing a grey tracksuit. He spoke only to confirm his name, date of birth and address.

Mr Iqbal, of Accrington, is charged with one offence of causing death by dangerous driving and two offences of causing serious injury by dangerous driving following a crash on the M66 on Saturday (May 13), the MEN reports.

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Frankie Hough, 38, and her two young children, Tommy, nine and Rocky, two, were travelling along the motorway on Saturday afternoon when they were involved in the crash with a BMW. Frankie's nephew Tobias, four, was also a passenger.

Frankie, Tommy, Rocky and Tobias, from Oldham, were rushed to hospital via air ambulance, but Frankie, who was pregnant, has since died.

At this yesterday's hearing, prosecutor Robin Lynch confirmed: "The driver is now deceased. There were three young children in the vehicle, two of those young children are in an induced coma."

No pleas were entered at this stage. The case was adjourned for a preliminary hearing to be heard at Minshull Street Crown Court on June 19. Mr Iqbal, of Hope Street, was remanded into custody until the next hearing.


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