Teen admits causing Elise’s death

Elise Kelly
Elise Kelly

A TEENAGER has admitted causing the death of a 16-year-old female passenger by dangerous driving.

The victim, Elise Kelly, of Wigan, a front seat passenger, died from her injuries the day after the crash in Warrington Road, Wigan on March 7.

The 17-year-old, from Ince, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, also pleaded guilty to two charges involving causing her death while driving without insurance and a licence.

Also before Liverpool Crown Court was 37-year-old Alan Shinton, of Nelson Drive, Ince, Wigan, who admitted aiding and abetting his co-accused cause death by driving without a licence and insurance.

The two defendants, who appeared via video link from prison, were both further remanded in custody to await sentence on April 27.