Woman pleads guilty after Essex crash leaves young boy with life-changing injuries

Cass pleaded guilty at Chelmsford Crown Court. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

Cass pleaded guilty at Chelmsford Crown Court. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

A woman has pleaded guilty to causing serious injury by dangerous driving after a six-year-old Essex boy was flown to hospital in a critical condition.

Eleanor Cass, 26, was driving a silver Renault Megane Scenic in Gabriel Street, Saffron Walden, when the crash happened at around 5pm on Marcvh 15, 2017.

She collided with a house and a six-year-old boy, who was flown to hospital in a critical condition and has been left with life-changing injuries.

Cass, from Hertford, and the passengers in the car were voluntarily interviewed.

Following further investigation she appeared at Colchester Magistrates’ Court on January 10 where she was charged with causing serious injury by dangerous driving.


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At Chelmsford Crown Court yesterday she admitted the charge.

She is due to be sentenced at the same court on May 23.

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