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Mother calls for change to tyre laws after son's death

The mother of a Liverpool teenager killed in a coach crash has taken her demands for a change in the law to the government.

Frances Molloy's son Michael was one of three people killed on the way back from a music festival last year.

The driver lost control after a 20 year old tyre burst.

Michael's mother is calling for the age of coach tyres to be restricted.

Andy Bonner reports.

Mother's anger over crash fine

The mother of a young musician killed in a coach crash on his way home from a festival is angry after the vehicle's operator was fined four thousand pounds.

18 year old Micheal Molloy was one of three people who died in the crash.

Merseypride Travel admitted using a tyre which was almost 20 years old and having too many passengers on board.

Michael's mum says the company has never apologised for what happened and is calling for their licence to be revoked for a second time.

She's been talking to our correspondent Elaine Willcox

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Coach crash victim wins music award

A teenage musician from Liverpool, who died in a coach crash, has won Single of the Year at the city's music awards.

Michael Molloy, who was 18, was killed returning home from a festival.

He recorded the track "Rise and Fall" shortly before his death, which entered the charts earlier this year.

Michael Molloy
Michael recorded his single "Rise and Fall" shortly before his death Credit: ITV Granada Reports

Liverpool teen honoured at music awards

Michael Molloy Credit: ITV Granada

This year's One's to Watch award at The Liverpool Music Awards is dedicated to 18-year-old Michael Molloy.

The up-and-coming Liverpool guitarist who lost his life in a coach crash when returning from the Isle of White event Bestival last year.

Michael Molloy and Alex Evans recorded Rise and Fall just weeks before Michael's death in the Bestival coach crash last year.

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