A Heybridge teenager has appeared in court charged with causing death by careless driving and pleaded guilty.
18 year old Lewis Cross from Scraley Road appeared at Chelmsford Crown Court charged in connection with the death of 67-year-old Michael Post from Maldon, who died following a collision in October 2014.
Cross was the driver of a Renault Clio which collided with a BMW being driven by Mr Post at 7.45pm on the A414 in Maldon.
Mr Post died at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford.
His wife, a passenger in their vehicle, suffered serious injuries.
Sentencing has been adjourned until November 13.