Teenagers charged over death crash

TWO teenagers have been charged in connection with a road collision in which a 16-year-old boy died.

James Clennell, from Benington, died due to injuries sustained after the car he was a passenger in left the road in Melbourn Street, Royston.

Marcus Gibson, 18, of Woodland Road in Hertford, was charged with death by dangerous driving and causing death whilst driving uninsured.

A 17-year-old boy from Royston was charged with possession of an offensive weapon and using a motor vehicle without insurance.

They have been bailed and are due to appear at Stevenage Youth Court on October 13.


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The Independent Police Complaints Commission are probing the collision, which occurred during the early hours of June 20 after a police pursuit.

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