Dorset

Man charged over Shaftesbury teenager's crash death

A man has been charged with causing the death by careless driving of a 16-year-old girl who died following a car crash in Dorset.

Ellie Jackson, from Shaftesbury, was a passenger in a silver Volkswagen Polo which crashed on the A30 Sherborne Causeway on 30 June.

She sustained head injuries and died three days later in hospital.

Kieran Marshall, 20, from Blandford, is due to appear at Weymouth Magistrates' Court on a date yet to be set.

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