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Two teenagers charged over death of Olivia Alkir in car crash

Olivia died following the crash on the A5105 in June last year

Two teenagers have been charged following the death of a 17-year-old girl who died in a car crash.

Olivia Alkir from Efenechtyd, Denbighshire, died at the scene of a two-car smash on the A5105 near Ruthin on 27th June last year. Three other people were also airlifted to hospital in Stoke with serious injuries.

Two boys, a 17-year-old and an 18-year-old who are both from Ruthin, have been charged with causing death by dangerous driving and four counts of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

They will both appear before Llandudno Magistrates Court on 5th February.

Following the accident, Olivia's family described her as "tenacious, dedicated and loved by all who knew her."

Following the accident, Olivia's family described the Ysgol Brynhyfrydd pupil as "tenacious, dedicated and loved by all who knew her."

In a statement, they said: "Olivia was a fun-loving, wise, ambitious individual. She was loved by all who knew her.

"She had a uniquely unbreakable bond with her adoring parents and was cherished by her cousins, friends, grandparents, aunts and uncles.

"Although her life has been cut tragically short, she filled her 17 years with a life-time of achievements.

"Olivia was beautiful inside and out and the world was a better place because of her."