A man has been summonsed to appear at court following a fatal crash that killed two sisters in Stanford-le-Hope.

Kieran Dorsey, 24, of Shortlands, Basildon, will answer three charges of causing death by dangerous driving and one charge of perverting the cause of justice at Basildon Magistrates’ Court on February 28.

Two women were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in Lower Dunton Road, which occurred shortly after 4.30pm on July 3 2017.

A third woman later died in hospital on August 29, 2017.

Phillipa Izzard, 57, who was driving the Fiat Punto, and Amanda Stokoe, 60, who was in the front passenger seat, were killed in the crash.

An inquest opened into the deaths found the sisters died from multiple injuries.