Walsall teenage crash victim named as Liam Ball

By Dayna Farrington | Walsall | News | Published: | Last Updated:

A teenager killed in a crash in Walsall has been named as Liam Ball.

Liam Ball

The 17-year-old, from Malvern, died after the car he was a passenger in hit parked cars in Weston Street in the early hours of Thursday morning.

His devastated family said: "This little man left us too soon and will leave a big hole in our family and hearts, god bless you Liam."

A 16-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared in Dudley Magistrates' Court on Monday morning charged with causing death by dangerous driving, driving without a licence, having no insurance and failing to stop at the scene.

Two 14-year-old girls travelling in the Volkswagen Golf were also injured in the crash at 12.10am.

One suffered a broken arm and the other minor injuries.

The boy was remanded in local authority accommodation, with a electronically monitored curfew, to appear before Wolverhampton Youth Court on Wednesday morning.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.


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