Teen named after death by dangerous driving conviction

A 15-year-old from Middlesbrough who knocked down and killed a man while driving a stolen Range Rover at 70mph in a 30mph zone, and then ran off from police, has been named.

Charlie Tyers has been detained for five years after he was found guilty of death by dangerous driving.

The teenager lost control of the stolen car in snow, crashing into Douglas Scott Robertson and dragging him more than 100 yards under the car. The 27-year-old died at the scene.

A judge lifted a ban on naming the teen after he ruled it was in the public interest to know the full details.

Tyers, of High Lane, Maltby, Middlesbrough, sobbed uncontrollably when CCTV of the moments leading up to the collision and the loud bang that followed were shown.

Mr Robertson was walking to his local club in Stokesley's High Street on a snowy Saturday afternoon in January when he was mown down.

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Teen death driver detained

A 15-year-old from Middlesbrough who knocked down and killed a man while driving a stolen Range Rover at 70mph in a 30mph zone, and then ran off from police, has been named. Charlie Tyers has been detained for five years