Mary McCann Wiki – Mary McCann Biography
Mary McCann was the mom of 10 years old Smaller McCann and four-year-old Lilly McCann, who was killed in a collision on the M1 on Monday. She has been charged with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving.
She was charged over the deaths of her two children following a horror car crash “lived” for the youngsters, neighbours have said.
She is 35 years old.
Her children Smaller McCann, 10, and Lilly McCann, four, were killed when the car they were travelling in collided with a lorry on the M1 near Milton Keynes.
Tragically, the boy had celebrated his birthday just hours earlier – with relatives revealing their heartbreak over the devastating incident online.
Emergency services raced to the scene in Buckinghamshire at around 11:10 pm on Monday following reports of a collision between a white Vauxhall Astra and a Scania HGV.
The lorry driver was uninjured, police said.
Mary McCann Arrested
“Mary McCann of Bamford Avenue, Derby, has been charged with two counts of causing death by dangerous driving.
She has been remanded into custody ahead of a court appearance on September 6, where she will be accused of causing death by dangerous driving.
“It is in connection with a road traffic collision that occurred at around 11.10 pm on Monday (9/8) and involved a white Vauxhall Astra and a Scania HGV.
“McCann has been remanded in custody to appear at Crown Court on 6 September.”
The busy motorway was shut for 11 hours while emergency services cleaned up the crash.
Neighbours of the mum-of-two, from Derby, have now said she too is distraught by what happened – and will “never get over” her loss.
One told The Sun: “She’ll struggle to cope without her kids. They were her world. She lived for them. It’s the worst thing ever to happen. We can’t believe they’ve gone.
A judge has issued an arrest warrant for a woman accused of killing two of her children in a crash on the M1.
Mary McCann, 35, of Bamford Avenue, Derby, failed to appear at Aylesbury Crown Court to answer two charges of causing death by dangerous driving.
Her 10-year-old son Smaller and four-year-old daughter Lilly died after a collision with an HGV near Milton Keynes on 9 August.
Judge Francis Sheridan said he wanted ports and airports on alert for her.
“It is most likely she will flee to Ireland,” he said.
“This is a sad case, but absconding to avoid the indictment being put is, in my view, tactical.”