Driver admits killing 17-year-old girl as she crossed road in east London



A driver has admitted killing a 17-year-old girl as she crossed the road in east London.

Raqueeb Karim, 25, from Tower Hamlets, was behind the wheel of a silver Volkswagen Golf when he hit and fatally injured Fahmida Zaman opposite Stratford Centre shopping precinct.

A crowd of more than 50 people gathered at the scene as paramedics rushed her to hospital after the crash on The Broadway on July 6, 2015. She later died.

At a hearing before Judge John Bevan QC at the Old Bailey, Karim admitted causing death by his careless driving.

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He pleaded not guilty to the more serious charge of causing death by dangerous driving.

He was granted bail as he awaits a five-day trial at the same court from January 2 next year.



Source : https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/driver-admits-killing-17yearold-girl-as-she-crossed-road-in-east-london-a3628531.html

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