Spanish university professor charged over motorcyclist death in crash

Ross James Dominick was pronounced dead at the scene on the A82 following the incident on Sunday afternoon.

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A Spanish university professor has been charged with causing the death of a motorcyclist in the Highlands.

Enrique Zanardi Maffiote made no plea during an initial appearance at Inverness Sheriff Court following his arrest over the crash involving a Mazda SUV and BMW bike ridden by Ross James Dominick on the A82 near Glen Coe.

The 35-year-old, from Johnstone, was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency crews following the incident at around noon on Sunday, July 23.

Mr Maffiote, 52 – an associate professor at the Universidad de la Laguna in Tenerife – was arrested and charged shortly afterwards.

He was released on bail while the case was committed for further examination on Tuesday.

Police are continuing to appeal for information in relation to the crash.

Inspector Scott Deans of the Road Policing Unit said: “Our thoughts are with Ross’ family and friends at this difficult time.

“Our enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances and we would ask anyone with information which has not yet been passed to police to contact us on 101 quoting 1435 of July 23.”

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