Further statement on the investigation into fatal Croughton collision
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Statement from Northamptonshire Police regarding the ongoing investigation into a fatal collision near Croughton on August 27 that led to the death of 19-year-old Harry Dunn.
Superintendent Sarah Johnson said: “Northamptonshire Police followed all of its usual road traffic collision procedures following this incident, including liaising closely with the suspect, who engaged fully with us at the time and had previously confirmed to us that she had no plans to leave the country in the near future.
“Due process was also followed in seeking the necessary documentation to allow for the formal interview of the suspect however the diplomatic immunity waiver we applied for was declined and this was the first time we were made aware that the suspect had left the country.
“We are continuing to work with the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the International Crime Coordination Centre as to our next steps and want to make it clear that we will do everything on our side to ensure a full and thorough investigation takes place in order to get the justice Harry and his family deserve.
“Furthermore, we are working very closely with the Crown Prosecution Service with whom we visited the collision site earlier today. It’s our expectation that we will be able submit a case file very shortly to the CPS.”
"The Police investigation is still underway and, if appropriate, a file of evidence will be submitted when the investigation is completed."