A SENIOR West Midlands police officer appeared in court yesterday on charges relating to a fatal collision on the A45 near Meriden.
Chief Inspector Jamie Jones was arrested by his own force after the death of Raymond Cheung, aged 20, a student at Warwick University.
Mr Cheung died in the early hours of March 8 after being struck by a vehicle while Chief Insp Jones was off duty.
At Stafford Magistrates’ Court, Chief Insp Jones, of Allesley, Coventry, was charged with failing to stop after an accident, misconduct in public office and dangerous driving.
The officer, who is based at West Midland Police headquarters in Birmingham, was bailed to appear at Stafford Crown Court on June 12 for a preliminary hearing.