A teenager who killed a girl and seriously injured several others has been jailed for 6 years and banned from driving for 10 years.
The teenager caused the accident when he lost control of the car he was driving. The car the teenager was driving mounted the pavement and ploughed into a group who were standing on the pavement.
The teenage driver had only very recently passed his driving test.
The judge highlighted that a motor vehicle has the potential to be a very dangerous weapon and described the teenagers driving as a moment of complete and utter irresponsibility.
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