Four charged with hit-and-run in Oldham

Both victims dead were 11 and 12

Four men have been charged following a collision in Oldham where two girls died.

Gabor Hegedus, 38, of Oldham has been charged with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving. He has also been charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and driving without a licence. Also on the charges is failing to stop after a collision and failing to report the collision.

David Orsos, 18, Janos Kalanyos, 50, and Zoltan Peto, 49, also of Oldham, have been charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.

They were remanded into custody and are all due to appear at Tameside Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 4 January 2017.

On Saturday 31 December 2016, around 7.15pm, police were called to reports of a collision between a car and pedestrians. The accident happened on Ashton Road near to Copster Hill Road.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a car had been involved in a collision with two girls.

One of the girls, 12-year-old Helen Kotlarova, sadly died at the scene.

A second girl, 11-year-old Zaneta Krokova, was taken to hospital where she sadly died on Monday 2 January 2017.

Four men aged 59, 48, 38 and 18 were later arrested.  A fifth man, aged 23, was initially arrested for the same offence, but has since been de-arrested.

TNT News

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