Teen Admits Causing Fatal Maldon Crash

A teenager has admitted causing a crash on the A414 in Maldon that left one person dead and another seriously injured.


18 year-old Lewis Cross, from Scraley Road in Heybridge, pleaded guilty to causing death by careless driving.

67 year-old Michael Prost died after the crash in October 2014.

Essex Police said: "Cross was the driver of a Renault Clio which collided with a BMW being driven by Mr Post at 7.45pm on the A414 in Maldon.

"Mr Post sadly died at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford. His wife, a passenger in their vehicle, suffered serious injuries.

"Sentencing has been adjourned until November 13."

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