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Woman charged with causing death by dangerous driving


A woman has been charged after a fatal collision in Rochdale.

Sobia Aftar (16/11/85) of Taylor Street, Rochdale has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving and is appearing at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court this morning (Wednesday 9 January 2018).

Shortly after 3.30pm on Monday 1 October 2018, police were called to reports of a serious collision between a red Range Rover and a pedestrian on Taylor Street.

The pedestrian – 11-year-old Marianne Haboc – was sadly pronounced dead at the scene, despite the best efforts of the emergency services.

© Greater Manchester Police 2018