Lucy Knowles: How Teen, 18, charged over death of ‘wonderful princess’, 17, killed when car hit tree in horror smash

Lucy Knowles was the passenger in a Skoda Fabia when it smashed into a tree in Holymoorside, Derbyshire, on April 2.

She was rushed to the hospital, but she couldn’t be saved and died soon after.

William Eade, 18, has now been charged with causing Lucy’s death through careless or reckless driving.

Lucy Knowles: How Teen, 18, charged over death of ‘wonderful princess’, 17, killed when car hit tree in horror smash
Lucy was rushed to hospital but couldn’t be saved

On January 9, 2019, he will appear in Chesterfield Magistrates’ Court.

Following the tragedy, tributes poured in for Lucy, who worked as an apprentice school assistant at Newbold Parish Church Pre School.

The school said: “Our princess and the baby of our preschool family, not a day goes by where we don’t think about you, we miss you so much Lucy, our hearts will never be the same.

“Fly high precious angel and know you will always be loved, until we meet again baby girl.”

Lucy Knowles: How Teen, 18, charged over death of ‘wonderful princess’, 17, killed when car hit tree in horror smash
Lucy Knowles died in the crash in April

While Harold Illeker and Sons Ltd funeral directors said: “She loved music, festival’s, concerts, making TikToks, taking selfies and spending time with family and friends.

“She leaves her mum Kerry and her partner Rob, dad Paul and his partner Shala, sister Ella, brother Tommy, and boyfriend Taylor Benson.

“She lived life to the full, very comical, a wonderful daughter, sister and friend.”

source:nsemwokrom.com