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Teen road death charge

PUBLISHED: 09:29 18 April 2008 | UPDATED: 09:30 12 August 2010

A DRIVER is to appear in court for careless driving that resulted in the death of a 16-year-old boy. Alex Ludlow, an Eltham College student of Elmstead Lane, Chislehurst, was hit by a car in his own street on the afternoon of Saturday, September 22, last

A DRIVER is to appear in court for careless driving that resulted in the death of a 16-year-old boy.

Alex Ludlow, an Eltham College student of Elmstead Lane, Chislehurst, was hit by a car in his own street on the afternoon of Saturday, September 22, last year.

Alex, 16, died in the Princes Royal University Hospital from serious head injuries.

David Chapple, 26, of Mill Place, Chislehurst, was arrested at the scene and has now been charged with driving without due care and attention.

He is due to appear at Croydon Magistrates' Court on July 3.

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