Video emerges showing car on wrong side of road outside US base where Harry Dunn, 19, was hit

Another video emerges showing car on wrong side of road outside US air base where motorcyclist Harry Dunn, 19, was hit by US diplomat’s wife Anne Sacoolas

  • Shocking footage shows red vehicle swing across road outside RAF Croughton
  • Harry Dunn was killed outside the base by a car on the wrong side of  the road
  • Dunn family spokesman Radd Seiger tweeted the video with ‘not another one’ 

Another video showing a car driving on the wrong side of the road outside the US air base where 19-year-old Harry Dunn was killed has emerged.

Shocking footage shows the red vehicle swing across the road as another car sounds its horn by RAF Croughton in Northamptonshire.

US diplomat’s wife Anne Sacoolas, 42, fled the UK after the accident in August 2019 claiming diplomatic immunity, and has failed to return to face trial.

Harry’s parents Charlotte and Tim have campaigned for her extradition, but a request for her return by the UK government was denied by Washington last month.

A blue BMW was also filmed driving on the wrong  side of the road outside the base on January 18 and a police car was hit by a car driving on the wrong  side of the road in October last year. 

A red vehicle has been filmed driving on the wrong side of the road outside RAF Croughton, Northamptonshire. Harry Dunn died outside the base after being hit by a car travelling on the wrong side of the road in August

The car veered across the road after two seconds driving into oncoming traffic

The car veered across the road after two seconds driving into oncoming traffic

Anne Sacoolas claimed diplomatic immunity and was able to return to her home country

Harry Dunn was killed when his motorcycle crashed in a head-on collision in August last year

Harry Dunn (right), 19, died when his motorcycle crashed in a head-on collision with a car driven by Anne Sacoolas (left), 42, on August 27 last year

The video, thought to have been filmed on Thursday, shows the car suddenly swing onto  the right  side of the road after remaining in the way of oncoming traffic for at least two seconds.

The driver sounds his horn and slows down while waiting for the red car to move.

Both cars also had their headlights on as they were driving in dusky conditions, increasing the risk of an individual being hit by a car driving on the wrong side of the road. 

Dunn family spokesman Radd Seiger tweeted the video after it was brought to his attention and said: ‘Yet another one! RAF Croughton – near miss at Harry Dunn crash site.’ 

Northamptonshire Police Chief Constable Nick Adderley met the US air base’s commander Colonel Bridget McNamara on Thursday to discuss safety on the road.

A joint statement released after the meeting and said Ms McNamara ‘provided a detailed brief of all the proactive measures that the base continues to do to help those living on the base adjust to UK driving standards’.

Northamptonshire police chief Nick Adderley met US air base commander Colonel Bridget McNamara on Thursday to talk about road safety

Northamptonshire police chief Nick Adderley met US air base commander Colonel Bridget McNamara on Thursday to talk about road safety

Police have released concerning footage of a driver on the wrong side of the road near the US airbase where British teenager Harry Dunn was killed

Police have released concerning footage of a driver on the wrong side of the road near the US airbase where British teenager Harry Dunn was killed

Mr Adderley said after the meeting: ‘It is clear that the case already had significant number of measures in place to ensure driver safety. This was encouraging to see.’ 

A blue BMW was filmed driving  on the wrong side of the road outside the RAF Croughton base on January 18.

The concerning footage emerged as police revealed details of a police vehicle being struck by a car driving on the wrong side of the road in October. 

After viewing the footage of a car on the wrong side of the road near the base in January, Dunn family spokesman Radd Seiger said: ‘Seeing this footage has sent shivers down my spine and made me feel sick. No harm done on this occasion fortunately but that is not the point.

The dramatic footage is being probed by police and has prompted discussions at the 'highest level' in light of the ongoing investigation in Northamptonshire

The dramatic footage is being probed by police and has prompted discussions at the ‘highest level’ in light of the ongoing investigation in Northamptonshire 

‘I have been urging everyone in authority to take the matter seriously, not only in terms of safety and how we can improve it in relation to helping American drivers adjust to the different side of the road, but also ensuring that no one who breaks the law coming off the base is allowed to hop on the next plane home and evade justice as Anne Sacoolas did.

‘Enough is enough. This near miss brings both issues sharply into focus and I now call on the UK Government to take immediate action to ensure the safety of their citizens living in and around these bases but also to make sure that never again will a so-called ‘diplomat’ be allowed to evade justice.

‘It is Team Harry’s position that no one on these bases has diplomatic immunity notwithstanding the assertions from both the UK and US governments.’

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