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Michael Morris, from Swanscombe, to appear in court over crash deaths on A20 in Farningham

By KentOnline reporter

A teenager is to appear in court over the deaths of two men in a crash.

Michael Morris, 19, of Broad Road, Swanscombe, faces two counts of causing death by dangerous driving and four of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

Michael Crampton and James Montegriffo, both 23, were killed in the crash on the A20 in Eglantine Lane, Farningham at around 1.20am on Saturday, April 29.

Emergency services at the scene of the crash. Picture James Williams

Emergency services at the scene of the crash. Picture: James Williams

An inquest in May heard Mr Crampton, of James Road, Dartford, had been driving a Citroen Berlingo when it was in a head-on collision with a Vauxhall Insignia.

Mr Montegriffo, said to be from Engineer Lane, Gibraltar, was a front-seat passenger in Mr Crampton’s vehicle.

Both men, aged 23, died at the scene.

Michael Crampton died in the crash. Picture courtesy of Kent Police

Michael Crampton died in the crash. Picture courtesy of Kent Police

James Montegriffo, also 23 and from Gibraltar, was a front seat passenger in the van

James Montegriffo, also 23 and from Gibraltar, was a front seat passenger in the van

Police issued Morris with a notice on Saturday, November 18, ordering him to attend court to face the charges.

He is due to appear at Maidstone Magistrates' Court on Friday, December 15.

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