14 Aug 2008

Teen admits to driving into and killing woman

5:58 pm on 14 August 2008

A Christchurch teenager has admitted driving into and killing a woman outside a 21st birthday party.

In the Christchurch District Court on Thursday Michael James Bensley, 18, admitted to driving at a dangerous speed, causing the death of 20-year-old Elizabeth Hart.

Miss Hart was crossing Fendalton Road after leaving the party.

Bensley was remanded to re-appear in court next week for a sentencing date to be set.