A US diplomat’s wife was today charged with causing the death of teenager Harry Dunn in a car crash, the CPS has said.
Motorcyclist Harry, 19, died following the smash with a car being driven by Anne Sacoolas outside RAF Croughton on August 27.
Mrs Sacoolas, 43, the wife of a US intelligence officer working at the base, left the UK with her family claiming diplomatic immunity.
The decision to charge her with causing death by dangerous driving follows months of campaigning by Harry’s parents Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn..
In a statement released on Friday, Chief Crown Prosecutor Janine Smith, said:“Following the death of Harry Dunn in Northamptonshire, the Crown Prosecution Service has today authorised Northamptonshire Police to charge Anne Sacoolas with causing death by dangerous driving.
The Dunn family’s adviser and spokesman Radd Seiger said: “Harry Dunn died almost four months ago on August 27, doing what he loved most in life, riding his beloved Kawasaki motorbike.
“The CPS have today announced that the driver of the car that collided with Harry will be charged with causing death by dangerous driving. »