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An 80 yearly driver has admitted to dangerous driving after her car ploughed into a group of school girls in Liverpool.

The driver, Norma Stokes was driving her car on 12 February when the accident happened.

The court heard that it was a busy Friday afternoon and the school children, aged between 11 and 16, were leaving the Belvedere Academy girls school.

Ms Stokes had driven her car onto Belvedere Road at a busy time and when it was to safe to do so.

She then hit some bollards in the middle carriageway before mounting the curb and driving into the children.

One witness motorist described Ms Stokes as looking angry and said that he had to brake to avoid hitting her car.

Ms Stokes told the police that at the time of the accident her car was out of control and she had mistake the accelerator for the brake.

One of the children that was hit has suffered significant brain injuries. She now suffers from epilepsy, short term memory problems and diabetes.

She is to be sentenced at a later date.

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