Two teenagers re-bailed in connection to Royston death crash

PUBLISHED: 14:46 02 August 2011

Floral and picture tributes left at the scene of the fatal car crash on Melbourn St in Royston.

Floral and picture tributes left at the scene of the fatal car crash on Melbourn St in Royston.

Daniel Wilson

TWO teenagers have been re-bailed in relation to a fatal Royston collision where a 16-year-old boy died.

James Clennell, who would have been 17 this week, died after the Citroen Saxo he was travelling in overturned on Melbourn Street, striking a set of traffic lights, before hitting a brick wall and writing off a delivery vehicle.

He was pronounced dead in Lister Hospital, Stevenage, after being treated by paramedics at the scene.

An 18-year-old from Hertford and a 17-year-old from Royston have been re-bailed until September 5, no further action will be taken against a 17-year-old from Hertford.

Police reports claim the Saxo, and another vehicle, were performing u-turns on the A505 and a chase ensued when the driver sped away after being signalled to stop by a marked patrol car at around 1am on June 20.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission is probing the incident.

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