A MAN is to appear in court charged with causing serious injury by careless / inconsiderate driving.

Yuxi Chen, 34, of Buccleuch Street in Barrow, is said to have caused serious injuries to a passenger of a second vehicle after driving his Citroen C1 across the opposite side of a carriageway.

The accident is alleged to have occurred on February 9 last year.

He will give an indication of plea at South Cumbria Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (April 4).