Anne Sacoolas, A US diplomat’s wife has been charged due to causing the death of a teenager, Harry dune, a motorcyclist, who was aged 19,in a car accident while driving on the wrong side of the road.
She was driving dangerously and will now have to face criminal proceedings for the same, in Britain.
While the challenges and complexity of this case are well known, we remain committed to securing justice in this matter.”, a spokesperson for the CPF told AFP.
The hearing will take place on 18 January 2022 at Westminster Magistrates Court at 2 pm.
She left the country shortly afterward the accident and hence, diplomatic immunity was claimed.
According to Britain’s Press Association news agency, Anne will appear by a video link from the US.
She has agreed that she has been driving on the wrong side of the road and that she has left the US airbase in August 2019 when she run up into Dunn’s motorbike, alas killing him.
This has put a strain on the relationship of Britain with the United States; due to the reason being if she should have diplomatic immunity or should be extradited.
“Welcome news that Anne Sacoolas will face a UK court. We continue to support the family to get justice for Harry Dunn.” tweeted Liz Truss, Foreign Secretary.