British tourist Graham Stephen Belcher, 52, has been committed to stand trial over multiple charges involving a fatal crash with two motorcycles on 2 September 2019.
His committal trial will be held in Tweed Heads Local Court on 22 April 2020 and Belcher will appear via video link from jail.
NSW Police will allege the unlicensed driver in a rental car did not give way to two motorcycles at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Tweed Valley Way in Tumbulgum near Tweed Heads, about 3.20pm on 2 September.
Scott Rose, 39, died at the scene and his riding partner, Barry Nolan, was taken to Tweed Heads Hospital with minor injuries. He later released from hospital.
Fail to stop
Belcher failed to stop and his Hyundai tourist rental car was later found abandoned at Terranora.
He was arrested at Brisbane International Airport at 2am the next day as he was about to board a flight to Hong Kong.
He was extradited to NSW on an outstanding warrant and was also charged with:
dangerous driving occasioning death – drive manner dangerous;
fail to stop and assist after vehicle impact causing death;
negligent driving (occasioning death);
cause bodily harm by misconduct in charge of motor vehicle;