A woman is to appear in court to face charges following a crash in Margate which left a Birchington postman with serious injuries.
Kent Police was called to College Road on Saturday 6 January to a report of the collision involving a car and a pedestrian. Postman Vince Marsh suffered serious injuries in the incident, including four fractured ribs, a broken leg and a shattered knee ca . Vince also had pins down his leg, a fractured eye socket, deep cut to his head and scrapes and bruises.
He was airlifted to Kings College Hospital in London where he remained for six weeks.
The 59-year-old is undergoing physiotherapy to enable him to bend his knee again and will likely take until the Autumn until he is recovered enough to return to work.
A 43-year-old woman from Margate has been served a requisition to attend Margate Magistrates’ Court on July 10 where she will face charges of driving while unfit through alcohol, failing to stop after a collision, and failing to provide a specimen of breath when required to do so.