(LONDON) — A British police chief has requested an pressing assembly with a U.S. army commander after studying of two extra visitors incidents within the space the place a teenage motorcyclist died in a collision with a automotive pushed by an American diplomat’s spouse.
Harry Dunn was killed when he was hit by a automotive pushed by a lady whose husband was an intelligence officer at RAF Croughton, a army base in central England utilized by U.S. forces. The girl is believed to have been driving on the incorrect facet of the highway when the head-on collision occurred.
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Northamptonshire Police Chief Nick Adderley stated his division discovered Saturday a couple of video that confirmed a automotive driving on the incorrect facet of the highway close to RAF Croughton having a close to miss with one other automobile. Adderley stated he additionally heard Friday about an October crash in the identical space involving one other wrong-way driver whose automobile struck a police automotive. Nobody was injured in that collision.
“I need to be completely clear on the truth that these incidents simply can not preserve taking place,” the police chief stated. “We all know all too effectively within the case of younger Harry simply how devastating they are often.”
Police haven’t indicated if the vehicles within the different incidents had any connections to the Air Power base. Britain’s Press Affiliation reported that the automotive concerned in shut name appeared to have a registration quantity indicating it probably was a U.S. authorities automobile.
Dunn’s demise final yr has been a delicate diplomatic situation for the Britain and america. The intelligence officer’s spouse, Anne Sacoolas, claimed diplomatic immunity and left Britain after the crash. British officers have challenged her protected standing and are looking for to have her extradited to face expenses of inflicting demise by harmful driving.
Dunn’s dad and mom Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn, have traveled to Washington and met with President Donald Trump in an effort to drive Sacoolas to return to Britain to face trial.