Driver accused of murdering motorbike thief by ramming
Mihai Dinisoae was pursuing the motorbike thieves in his car
Two motorbike thieves were allegedly rammed from their stolen motorbike by the owner chasing them in his car, with one being killed and the other seriously injured.
Murder accused Mihai Dinisoae is standing trial accused of killing one man and injuring another in a car crash.
Dinisoae has pleaded not guilty to killing Joshua Molloy, 28, and causing grievous bodily harm with intent to Mikey Dunwiddie, 28, after the fatal collision in Newbiggin Hall, Newcastle, on Sunday, May 3.
It is claimed the 32-year-old, of Baldwin Avenue, Fenham, Newcastle, caused the motorbike that the two alleged victims were travelling on to collide with a fence on Newbiggin Lane, near the junction with Trevelyan Drive.
Mr Molloy suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. Mr Dunwiddie was taken to hospital in a critical but stable condition.