Boy, 15, admits causing deaths of five people in car crash

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A 15-year-old boy has admitted causing the deaths of five people, including three children, by dangerous driving after a car ploughed into a tree.

The teenager, who cannot be named, pleaded guilty to the five charges at Leeds Crown Court after the crash in November, court officials confirmed.

Ellis Thornton-Kimmitt, 12, his brother, Elliott Thornton-Kimmitt, 14, Darnell Harte, 15, Robbie Meerun, 24, and Anthony Armour, also 24, all died after the crash involving a Renault Clio in Stonegate Road in Leeds.