Leeds & West Yorkshire

M62 hen party death crash: Two men charged

Bethany Jones, who police confirmed died in the crash
Image caption Trainee nurse Bethany Jones died at the scene of the crash

Two men have been charged with causing death by dangerous driving over a crash involving 21 women on a hen party bus.

Bethany Jones, 18, died and 12 people were injured in the crash with a lorry on the M62 in West Yorkshire in April.

Miss Jones, from South Elmsall, near Wakefield, was among the 21 women on the bus heading to Liverpool.

James Johnson, 62, of Wyke, Bradford, and Kevin Ollerhead, 44, from St Helens, are due to appear at Wakefield Magistrates' Court on 20 January.

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