Duo charged with causing Wigan horror crash

Two men have been accused of causing a Wigan crash which left a man with serious injuries.
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Two men have been accused of causing a Wigan crash which left a man with serious injuries.

Stephen Grimshaw and Mark Wohler are alleged to have been driving two cars dangerously on Bickershaw Lane last October 6 which led to an horrific collision.

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Christopher Rigby was trapped in the wreckage of a Ford Fusion and needed to be cut free by firefighters before being taken to hospital with multiple injuries.

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Wohler, 35, of HMP Berwyn, is accused of driving the Fusion dangerously on Atherleigh Way, Nel Pan Lane and Bickershaw Lane and also aggravated vehicle-taking. Grimshaw, 37, of HMP Forest Bank, is charged with driving a VW Golf dangerously on Bickershaw Lane.

Wigan magistrates committed the pair to appear at Bolton Crown Court on October 21. They have yet to plead.