Alleged driver denies killing young brothers in Wolverhampton crash

Three men have pleaded not guilty over the death of two children who died in a car crash in Wolverhampton.

Sanjay and Pawanveer SINGH
Sanjay and Pawanveer SINGH

Pawanveer Singh, aged 23 months, and his brother Sanjay, aged 10, were travelling in the family's BMW when it was involved in a collision with an Audi on the A4123 Birmingham New Road in March 2019.

Mohammed Sullaiman Khan, of Pershore Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, is accused of killing them both.

He appeared at Wolverhampton Crown Court on Thursday where he denied causing the boys' deaths while driving dangerously and denied causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

Hamza Shahid, 34, of Newbridge Road, Small Heath, Birmingham, also appeared and denied dangerous driving.

And Rashane Henry, 30, of Fairway Green, Bilston, pleaded not guilty to assisting an offender.

Damaged railings at the scene of the crash (Matthew Cooper/PA)

Their trial is scheduled for October 24 next year at Wolverhampton Crown Court.

Judge Michael Chambers QC adjourned the case until January 28 for a review hearing and Khan, Shahid and Henry were granted unconditional bail until then.

Three other defendants charged in relation to the crash were due to plead at a later date.

Tejinder Singh, 29, of Babors Field, Bilston, is charged with an offence of assisting an offender.

Mohammed Adil Khan, 33, of Newnham Road, Edgbaston, and Mohammed Asim Khan, 34, of Shaftmoor Lane, Hall Green, also Birmingham are both charged with perverting the course of justice.

The children died from their injuries while their mother Arathi Nehar suffered serious injuries, but survived the crash which happened at the junction with Lawnswood Avenue, Parkfield, on March 14.

Sorry, we are not accepting comments on this article.

Top Stories

More from the Express & Star

UK & International News