BREAKING NEWS: Man found not guilty of causing deaths of girlfriend and friend in crash

James Adamson and Kelly Bulmer
James Adamson and Kelly Bulmer
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A JURY has found a young man not guilty of causing the crash which killed his girlfriend and friend.

Aaron Simpson, 19, of King’s Road, Oakham, was found not guilty of two counts of causing death by careless driving at Leicester Crown Court today (Thursday). The crash happened on August 25, 2010, and claimed the lives of his passengers Kelly Bulmer, 17, and James Adamson, 23, both of Oakham.

Mr Simpson’s blue Ford Fiesta collided with a white transit van on the A6003 near the Sounding Bridge at Manton.

The jury took less than half an hour to reach a verdict.