Richard Husband appeared in court to deny causing death by careless driving of paramedic and patient

Driver in court over ambulance death crash

Driver in court over ambulance death crash

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A MAN has pleaded not guilty to causing the deaths of a paramedic and an elderly man following a horror crash.

Richard Husband, of New Forest Drive, Brockenhurst, denied two counts of causing death by careless driving at Bournemouth Crown Court this morning.

The 26-year-old was charged in connection with an ambulance crash on the A337 Brockenhurst to Lyndhurst road on April 27 last year.

Paramedic Gillian Randall, 42, and 88-year-old Francis Ironside were killed in the collision after the ambulance veered off the road and into a tree.

Mr Ironside's 64-year-old son David, who was travelling in the back of the ambulance, and paramedic Richard Riley, 32, also suffered serious injuries.

Husband, who wore a suit to the court, spoke to confirm his name and enter his plea.

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