Ipswich man charged with dangerous driving and perverting course of justice

Scene of the crash in Stone Lodge Lane, Ipswich.

Scene of the crash in Stone Lodge Lane, Ipswich. - Credit: Archant

A man has been charged with six offences including dangerous driving and perverting the course of justice after an incident in the Belstead and Chantry areas of Ipswich.

Reece Reid, who was jailed for dangerous driving and other offences

Reece Reid, who was jailed for dangerous driving and other offences - Credit: Archant

Reece Reid, of Downside Close, Ipswich, was detained in connection a crash which occurred at around 12.55pm on April 4.

A black Mercedes C Class was involved in the incident.

After being interviewed by police Reid was released on bail until June 23.

When he returned to answer bail the 23-year-old was told he would be charged as further enquiries had been made.

Timothy Cracknell, a spokesman for Suffolk Constabulary said Reid is accused of dangerous driving in Birkfield Drive, Stone Lodge Lane and other areas.

He is also accused of failing to stop after an accident in which damage was caused to metal railings in St Catherine’s Court.

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Reid is also alleged to have perverted the course of justice by falsely reporting his car had been stolen, failing to report an accident, driving without insurance, and driving otherwise in accordance with a licence.

After being charged Reid was released on bail.

He is scheduled to make his first appearance on the allegations at South East Suffolk Magistrates’ Court in Ipswich on July 12.

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