Terry Glover, from Loughton, Essex, has been charged with murder and ten charges of attempted murder, and also dangerous driving
A 51-year-old man has been charged with murder after the death of a 12-year-old boy in a hit-and-run outside his school in Essex.
Harley Watson died in hospital after the crash in Loughton, near Debden Park High School, at 3.20pm on Monday.
Terry Glover, from Loughton, Essex, has been charged with murder and ten charges of attempted murder, and also dangerous driving.
The ten charges of attempted murder relate to one woman, six boys and three girls aged between 12 and 23 who were also injured in the collision.
Glover will appear at court tomorrow.
Earlier this week the family of Harley paid tribute to their child, for whom a GoFundMe page has so far raised more than £53,000.
In a statement released through Essex Police, the family said: ‘We are so devastated by what has happened. Harley was a good, kind, helpful and lovely boy.
‘We would like to thank everyone for their kind wishes and concern. However as a family we would like people to respect our privacy and allow us to grieve in peace.’
Harley Watson died in hospital after the crash in Loughton, near Debden Park High School, at 3.20pm on Monday
Police officers investigate on Monday after Harley Watson was killed in a crash near his school
Senior Investigating Officer DCI Rob Kirby said: ‘I would like to thank the local community for all the help they have given us since this tragic event on Monday.
So many people have come forward to give us information.
‘I would however like to continue to urge anyone who has not contacted us but may have information which could help our investigation to contact us on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.’