Driver pleads guilty to fa­tal crash

Cockburn Gazette - - NEWS -

A PERTH driver has ad­mit­ted flee­ing the scene of a fa­tal crash with a teenage dirt bike rider and fail­ing to re­port the in­ci­dent to po­lice.

Mitchell Chase (15) died in hos­pi­tal after the crash in Au­bin Grove in De­cem­ber 2016.

Jude Nathan Fran­cis pleaded guilty to three charges, in­clud­ing man­slaugh­ter, in Stir­ling Gar­dens Mag­is­trates Court on Wed­nes­day.

He will face a sen­tenc­ing hear­ing in the WA Supreme Court on June 12.

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