Liverpool

Man charged with causing student's crash death

Andrew Brendan O'Neill
Image caption Andrew O'Neill was a second year student at John Moores University

A man has been charged with causing the death of a student who was hit by a car in Liverpool.

Andrew Brendan O'Neill, 20, from County Tyrone, was struck by an Audi Q5 on Dale Street on Saturday, 27 November.

A post-mortem examination showed Mr O'Neill, who was a second year student at Liverpool John Moores University, died of multiple injuries.

Merseyside Police said a 21-year-old man had been charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

He has been remanded in police custody and is due to appear before Liverpool Magistrates on Wednesday.

A 19-year-old man has already been charged with aggravated vehicle theft and another man, aged 20, with allowing himself to be carried in a stolen vehicle.

A 23-year-old man has been charged with aggravated unauthorised taking of a motor vehicle with the aggravating feature of causing a death.

Mr O'Neill was hit near the flyover exit of Dale Street, close to Churchill Way, when the car was driving the wrong way down the road.

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