Harry Dunn death: PM to raise US driving with American officials

Boris Johnson says he will raise the issue of the driving standards of US personnel with American officials, in the wake of the death of Harry Dunn.

Speaking ahead of a conference in Berlin, the prime minister said: “We’re certainly raising all those issues – about the driving habits of US personnel at the base – and we’re continuing to work for justice for Harry Dunn and for his family.”

Harry Dunn. Pic: Facebook
Image:Harry Dunn was just 19 when he died in the incident near RAF Croughton. Pic: Facebook

The teenager died in a head-on crash with a car on 27 August last year near to RAF Croughton in Northamptonshire.

The driver of the car, Anne Sacoolas, claimed diplomatic immunity and returned to the US, where she has been since Harry died.

Yesterday, police revealed that diplomatic cars were driven on the wrong side of the road in two separate incidents near the RAF base where the teenager was killed.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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