County Down man charged in connection with alleged 'ride-on lawnmower' incident is contesting the case

County Down man charged in connection with alleged 'ride-on lawnmower' incident is contesting the case

A PORTAVOGIE man is charged with using a 'ride-on lawnmower' without insurance in a 'public place' and dangerous driving is contesting the case.

Stephen Thomas Samuel Cully (37), of Lawson Gardens, is charged in relation to Lawson Gardens on June 9 this year.

The defendant is also charged with failing to stop, remain and report an accident 'whereby injury was caused to a person other than' himself.

Full details were not outlined to Newtownards Magistrates Court.

A prosecutor said an 'injured party' was a female.

The case has been adjourned to November 29,"potentially for a contest", District Judge Mark Hamill said.