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Ellesmere Port man charged after car allegedly driven at pedestrians

Pair injured in early hours incident at weekend

Police have charged a man after accusations he deliberately drove a car at a pair of pedestrians on Rochester Drive, near Maiden Gardens, Ellesmere Port.(Image: Google)

Police have charged a man after accusations he deliberately drove a car at a pair of pedestrians.

A 37-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman were walking along a pavement on Rochester Drive, near Maiden Gardens, Ellesmere Port , when it is alleged a car drove into them about 1.15am on Sunday, September 3.

Both victims suffered minor injuries.

Anthony Standeven, aged 28, from Warkworth Court, Ellesmere Port, has been charged with driving a motor vehicle dangerously, two counts of attempted wounding and driving a motor vehicle otherwise than in accordance with a licence. He has been remanded in custody and was due to appear at West Cheshire Magistrates Court this morning (Monday, September 4).

Detective Sergeant Damian Tierney, of Ellesmere Port CID, said: “I want to reassure the local community that this was an isolated incident and officers acted swiftly to locate the driver of the vehicle.”

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