Driver admits causing death of mum and daughter

Spring Bank, Hull: Scene of the tragedy. (Google Maps)
Spring Bank, Hull: Scene of the tragedy. (Google Maps)
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An HGV driver has admitted causing the death of a mother and her daughter on a pedestrian crossing in Hull.

Neville Fletcher, 55, of Southcoates Lane, east Hull, appeared at Hull Magistrates Court this morning.

Zena Jackson, 43, and her daughter Cidalia Mendes-Jackson, six, died after being hit by the lorry on a pedestrian crossing on Spring Bank in the city in April.

He admitted two counts of causing death by careless driving.

He will be sentenced at Hull Crown Court next month.