Man charged after two women and boy, 6, killed in Spetchley car crash

The crash happened in Spetchley on the 22 February. Credit: ITV News Central

A man has been charged with a range of driving offences after a crash that left three people dead, including a six-year-old boy.

Joe-Lewis Tyler, 33, of Grenville Road in Worcester, was due to appear at Kidderminster Magistrates Court on Saturday, West Mercia Police said.

A grey BMW 3 Series and a white Ford Mondeo were involved in the collision on the A44 in Spetchley, Worcestershire, at around 3pm on February 22.

The driver of the Mondeo, a woman aged 26, and the passenger, a woman aged 39 were pronounced dead at the scene. A six-year-old boy, who was also in the Mondeo, was taken to Worcestershire Royal Hospital but died shortly after arrival.

Tyler has been charged with three counts of causing death by dangerous driving, one count of causing serious injury by dangerous driving, one count of taking a motor vehicle without the owner's consent and three counts of causing death whilst uninsured, police said.

He has been remanded to appear at Kidderminster Magistrates’ Court on Saturday 16 March.

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