21 Mar 2009

More charges tipped after fatal crash in stolen car

2:58 pm on 21 March 2009

Police may lay further charges against a teenager accused of crashing a stolen car during a police chase in west Auckland early on Friday morning.

A 14-year-old passenger died at the scene at 3.20am on Friday and two others are in a critical condition in Auckland Hospital.

The accused, 15, suffered minor injuries.

He appeared in the Waitakere District Youth Court later on Friday charged with reckless driving causing death, failing to stop, unlawfully taking a motor vehicle and an alternative charge of receiving.

He will re-appear in court next week.