A teacher, who worked in Chelmsford, has been charged with multiple offences relating to children.
Passenger Convicted For Driving Offence
An Essex woman could become the first person in the country to be convicted over a fatal crash in which she was a passenger.
Cyclist Steven Rodway was killed when his bicycle collided with a car on the A113 Ongar Road in Stapleford Tawney in June last year.
The 38-year-old, from Hutton, was pronounced dead at the scene.
23-year-old engineer Alex Dexter, from Torrington Gardens in Loughton, was charged with one count of careless driving, one count of causing death by driving while uninsured and one count of causing death without having a driving licence.
In addition, bar steward Laura Mellish, from Orchard Lane in Pilgrims Hatch, was charged with two offences in relation to the crash.
The 22-year-old owned the vehicle and knowingly let Alex Dexter drive it, even though he wasn't insured and didn't have a licence.
Today (Wednesday October 5th) the pair appeared at Chelmsford Crown Court where Laura Mellish pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting.
Police believe this is the first time a person has been convicted of aiding and abetting a driver who caused the death of another while driving without insurance.
Both individuals were immediately disqualified from driving and released on court bail prior to their sentencing at the same court during week commencing Monday, October 31.
Adam Mudd Was 16 When He Began His Cyber Attacks
Clacton MP Douglas Carswell has announced that he will not be seeking re-election on June 8 but will be backing the Conservative candidate.
A man has been jailed for life to serve a minimum of 25 years for murdering an uncle as he attempted to protect his niece from unwanted advances in Basildon.
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