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Yatton man admits killing teen pedestrian in Nailsea

The crash site on Clevedon Road in Nailsea, near Bristol
Image caption James Bisset admitted causing death by dangerous driving following the fatal crash on Clevedon Road in Nailsea

A motorist who ploughed into four pedestrians killing a teenager has admitted causing death by dangerous driving.

James Bisset, 23, of Yatton, drove his Volvo into the people in Nailsea near Bristol in February.

Alex Gould, 18, later died in hospital and another man was seriously injured.

Bisset also admitted causing serious injury by dangerous driving and possessing a Class A drug when he appeared at Bristol Crown Court.

Image copyright Gould family photograph
Image caption Alex Gould, 18, died after being hit by a car driven by James Bisset in Nailsea on 14 February

Bisset was driving a Volvo along Clevedon Road in the early hours of 14 February.

His car hit Mr Gould and another man before striking a man and a woman and smashing into a telegraph pole.

Speaking after the incident, Mr Gould's family said he was "the perfect son, brother, nephew, grandson and cousin".

Bisset was released on conditional bail and will be sentenced on 3 January.

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