POLICE have charged a man with causing death by careless driving after an accident in which an elderly pedestrian was killed.

Walter Morris, 76, from Loughton, was hit by a number 20 double decker bus in Church Hill, Loughton, at around 8am on August 23, 2010, and died in Queens Hospital, Romford, a three days later.

It is claimed that Mr Morris had been using the pedestrian crossing outside Homebase in Church Hill.

The 42-year-old man from north-west London is bailed to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates Court on July 15.

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