Dorset

Bournemouth car driver, 77, admits killing pedestrian

Southbourne Road accident location Image copyright Google
Image caption The woman was hit in Southbourne Road

A 77-year-old car driver has admitted causing the death of a pedestrian in Bournemouth.

Lewis Thorne pleaded guilty earlier to causing the death of an 87-year-old woman by careless driving outside his home in Southbourne Road on 26 April.

The woman died in hospital after suffering serious injuries to her head and legs, police said.

Thorne, of Glendale House, is due to be sentenced at Bournemouth Crown Court on 11 January.

Related Topics

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites