Lancashire

Two men charged over Aleena Kauser's death after Rawtenstall crash

Aleena Kauser Image copyright Lancashire Police
Image caption Aleena Kauser was airlifted to Royal Blackburn Hospital but later died

Two men have been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a girl was hit by a car and died.

Aleena Kauser, nine, was injured in Bacup Road, Rawtenstall in East Lancashire on 18 September last year.

She was airlifted to Royal Blackburn Hospital but later died.

Mohsen Saddique, 22, of Wheatholme Street, and Adil Manir, 19, of Beech Street, both Rossendale, are due to appear before Burnley Magistrates' Court on 22 March.

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