Merseyside man charged after driving Audi through railway barrier and blocking train

William Boswarva caused more than £5,000 worth of damage.

A view of Maghull train station barrier crossing. Image: Google

A Crosby man who sped through a railway crossing barrier in an Audi has been charged with dangerous driving and obstructing a train.

At around 3.30pm on February 18 a grey Audi A7 sped through a railway crossing barrier at Maghull Train Station, according to Merseyside Police.

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William Boswarva, 27, of Valley Well, Crosby, was charged with dangerous driving and criminal damage in excess of £5,000.

He was also charged with obstructing an engine carriage using the railway by an unlawful act.

Boswarva was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Wirral Magistrates Court today.