Following consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service, the boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was last night charged with attempted murder. He was remanded to appear at magistrates court this morning.
The suspect is described as white, 5ft 8ins and skinny. He was wearing blue tracksuit pants, a grey tracksuit top and a cap. He is believed to have been in company with a woman at the time.
Our officers were called to the A56 Accrington by-pass at the junction with Sandy Lane at 6.04pm yesterday (June 3) to reports of a collision involving a Kia Ceed and a Volkswagen Golf. The passenger of the Kia, a woman in her 60s, was taken to hospital for treatment, where she sadly died.
Lewis Prince will be sentenced at Preston Crown Court on August 4.