A WOMAN accused of causing the death of Ian Wilcox by dangerous driving has appeared in court.

Mental health support worker Violeta Taraskevic, of Brierwood, Bolton, appeared at Bolton Magistrates' Court this morning charged with causing death by dangerous driving and driving under the influence of alcohol.

The 34-year-old, wearing a black and white jumper, spoke only to confirm her name and address and did not enter a plea. 

She was bailed and will appear at Bolton Crown Court on Wednesday, September 6, at 9.30am.

Magistrate James Fagan said she must reside at her home address, be electronically monitored, report to the police station in Scholey Street, surrender her passport and not get into any vehicle, even as a passenger.

Shortly before 5.15am on Monday, police officers were called to reports of a serious collision involving a BMW 530 and Chevrolet Matiz on Tonge Moor Road.

Mr Wilcox, aged 42, who lived in Harwood with wife Cathryn and two young daughters, was taken to Salford Royal Hospital with life-threatening injuries but sadly died.