A MAN has been charged with causing death by careless driving after a cyclist from Beaconsfield died in a road accident.

Group Captain Tom Barrett, 44, died in a collision on the A40 in Ruislip on March 10.

The dad-of-two, who lived on Amersham Road, was the station commander at RAF Northolt.

Paul Luker, 51, of Beaconsfield Road, Farnham Royal, was charged at Uxbridge Magistrates Court last week.

He appeared at Uxbridge Magistrates Court last week and is yet to enter a plea. The case was adjourned until September 6.