Islington fatal crash: man charged and victim named

A MAN has been charged with a number of offences in connection with a fatal collision in Islington on Wednesday - as police name the victim.

Calvin Otis Pert, 28, of Murchison Road, Leyton, appeared at Highbury Corner Magistrates Court this morning accused of failing to stop at the scene of an accident, dangerous driving, GBH with intent and failing to report an accident.

The victim Chudasasama Pradgi, 63, from Wembley, died last night, a day after he was struck by a car at the junction of Mildmay Park and Ball’s Pond Road, Islington.

Pert was also arrested and bailed until April 8 on suspicion of cultivating cannabis.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter