07:31PM, Wednesday 20 May 2020
A 34-year-old man has pleaded guilty to causing the death of a 13-year-old boy by careless driving while under the influence of a drug.
James Lavine, of Boundary Road, Wooburn Green, made the plea, in connection with the death of Max Simmons, during a hearing at Reading Crown Court on Tuesday.
The Furze Platt Senior School student was hit by a car in Switchback Road North between Furze Platt and Cookham on December 21.
Lavine pleaded not guilty to a charge of causing death by dangerous driving at Reading Crown Court on Monday, January 27.
He will next appear at Reading Crown Court on Friday, July 3.
Top Ten Articles
Two men suffered stab wounds - with one in a serious condition in hospital - after an incident of grievous bodily harm in Maidenhead early this morning (Saturday).
A new era is on the horizon for Maidenhead as the state-of-the-art Braywick Leisure Centre opens this weekend, but the move will see the town wave goodbye to a key part of its history after 45 years.