A MAN has appeared before Blackburn magistrates charged with causing the death by dangerous driving of a 17-year-old boy.

Fayyaz Ahmed was a passenger in an Audi A3 when it crashed into a coach and a parked car on Colne Road, Reedley, on November 10 2019.

Shabaz Ahmed, 25, of Mansfield Crescent, Brierfield, the driver of the car, was sent on bail to Burnley Crown Court where he will appear on April 21.

Mr Ahmed suffered serious injuries to his head, chest, lung and pelvis in the crash at around 2.40am.

He was taken to Royal Preston Hospital but later died.