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Teen driver pleads guilty to killing four in car crash



A teenager has admitted causing the deaths by dangerous driving of four people, including a one-year-old boy.

Elliott Bower, 18, was driving a VW Golf which crashed into a people carrier as it was being pursued by police in the Darnall area of Sheffield last month.

Adnan Ashraf Jarral, 35, died along with his toddler Usman and a married couple – Vlasta Dunova, 41, and Miroslav Duna, 50.

Bower pleaded guilty to four counts of causing death by dangerous driving and other offences at Sheffield Crown Court.

Elliott and Declan Bower
Elliott and Declan Bower will be sentenced next month

He appeared alongside his brother Declan Bower, 23, and a 17-year-old boy, who both pleaded guilty to offences including aggravated vehicle taking.

All three defendants will be sentenced on 28 January.

Remanding them in custody, the recorder of Sheffield, Judge Jeremy Richardson QC, said: “This an exceptionally serious case of its kind.

“It demands punishment. Make no mistake, you will be punished.”

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