Harry Dunn’s parents ‘devastated’ by footage of hit-and-run suspect driving car

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A British news crew has tracked down the US woman who allegedly killed a teenager in England in a head-on road collision and then fled to America, controversially claiming diplomatic immunity.
The family of Harry Dunn were left “completely devastated” after watching ITV footage of hit-and-run suspect Anne Sacoolas reversing a car out of her family’s driveway, and stonewalling a reporter who asked if she would return to the UK.
Surprised by a reporter outside her pale blue weatherboard home, Ms Sacoolas hurriedly reversed her white Subaru out into the street. A young child is sat in the passenger seat of the car.
US mother Anne Sacoolas drives away from a British reporter who tracked her down, after she fled the UK claiming diplomatic immunity over a road accident which left a British teenager dead.
US mother Anne Sacoolas drives away from a British reporter who tracked her down, after she fled the UK claiming diplomatic immunity over a road accident which left a British teenager dead. (ITV)
“Hi Mrs Sacoolas, it’s British television. Can I have a word with you please?” the reporter asked.
“No,” replies Ms Sacoolas, clearly flustered, before quickly driving away from the scene.
Radd Seiger, spokesperson for the Dunn family, told nine.com.au he was alongside Harry’s parents as ITV shared the footage with them for the very first time.
Since Harry was allegedly killed by Ms Sacoolas on August 29, the Dunn family have begged the 42-year-old mother-of-three to return to the UK so British police can continue their investigation.

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“They are completely devastated by [the ITV footage] and feel like they have been taken for fools. They feel like they have been naive and stupid,” Mr Seiger said.
“They just do not understand why the person who took their son’s life thinks she can just skip out of the country and just erase the whole thing from her life.
“[Ms Sacoolas] is back in the USA clearly getting on with her life, without any care or concern for the utter devastation she has left behind in the UK. She appears to be moving on as if the whole tragedy had not happened.”
Mr Seiger claimed Ms Sacoolas’ demeanour in the ITV clip showed she had no intention of returning to the UK voluntarily.
He urged British authorities to extradite Ms Sacoolas “without any further delay”.
Harry Dunn, 19, was killed in August outside a Royal Air Force station controlled by the US Air Force. UK police say he was riding a motorcycle when he was allegedly struck by a vehicle that was traveling on the wrong side of the road.
Harry Dunn, 19, was killed in August outside a Royal Air Force station controlled by the US Air Force. UK police say he was riding a motorcycle when he was allegedly struck by a vehicle that was traveling on the wrong side of the road. (Supplied)
Mother of Harry Dunn, Charlotte Charles, speaks to the media after meeting with Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab on October 9, 2019 in London, England. Motorcyclist Harry Dunn, 19, died in a collision with a car in Northamptonshire on August 27th. Anne Sacoolas was named as a suspect in the crash but later left the UK despite telling police she had no such plans.
Mother of Harry Dunn, Charlotte Charles, speaks to the media after meeting with Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab on October 9, 2019 in London, England. Motorcyclist Harry Dunn, 19, died in a collision with a car in Northamptonshire on August 27th. Anne Sacoolas was named as a suspect in the crash but later left the UK despite telling police she had no such plans. (Getty)
How did Anne Sacoolas allegedly kill Harry Dunn?
 
Harry, 19, was riding his motorcycle in August near the small English village of Croughton, when Ms Sacoolas pulled her Volvo out the exit of a US-run military base.
CCTV footage showed Ms Sacoolas, who had relocated to the UK only three weeks earlier, driving her SUV down the wrong side of the road.
She allegedly smashed her Volvo XC90 into Harry and his Kawasaki motorbike, killing the teenager.
After initially cooperating with Northamptonshire police, Ms Sacoolas controversially claimed diplomatic immunity, boarded a US military plane and fled to America. She had assured police she would remain in the UK.
Ms Sacoolas, the wife of a US intelligence officer stationed in the UK, remains holed up in the US, allegedly refusing to return to England.
Charlotte Charles with her son Harry Dunn. The 19-year-old Dunn was killed in August when his motorcycle collided with a car allegedly driven by Anne Sacoolas outside a British air force base in southern England used by the US military. Sacoolas left Britain shortly after, although police in the area said she had previously told them she had no plans to depart. Her current whereabouts are uncertain.
Charlotte Charles with her son Harry Dunn. The 19-year-old Dunn was killed in August when his motorcycle collided with a car allegedly driven by Anne Sacoolas outside a British air force base in southern England used by the US military. Sacoolas left Britain shortly after, although police in the area said she had previously told them she had no plans to depart. Her current whereabouts are uncertain. (Supplied)
The Dunn family and their lawyers dispute Ms Sacoolas ever had a right to claim diplomatic immunity, which means those working for a foreign state are exempt from a country’s laws. This unique status can sometimes be extended to family members.
Ms Sacoola’s husband, Jonathan, is not listed on the official register of US diplomats working in the UK. Mr Sacoolas is an intelligence agent, who worked at the United States Air Force listening station at RAF Croughton, in England. There are many CIA and NSA operatives at the base.
Radd Seiger told nine.com.au Ms Sacoolas should be regarded as a “serious criminal fugitive” on the run.
“She does not have, nor ever had, diplomatic immunity. Her husband Jonathan was not a diplomat,” he said.
The Dunn family is now planning to sue Ms Sacoolas, the Trump administration and the UK Foreign Office for damages.
Harry’s parents allege the Foreign Office acted improperly in allowing Ms Sacoolas to leave the UK.
The entrance to RAF Croughton, in Northamptonshire, near where Harry Dunn, 19, died when his motorbike was involved in a head-on collision in August. Anne Sacoolas, the motorist allegedly responsible for the crash, was given diplomatic immunity and allowed to flee to the US.
The entrance to RAF Croughton, in Northamptonshire, near where Harry Dunn, 19, died when his motorbike was involved in a head-on collision in August. Anne Sacoolas, the motorist allegedly responsible for the crash, was given diplomatic immunity and allowed to flee to the US. (AP)
Floral tributes on the B4031 outside RAF Croughton, in Northamptonshire, where Harry Dunn, 19, died when his motorbike was involved in a head-on collision in August.
Floral tributes on the B4031 outside RAF Croughton, in Northamptonshire, where Harry Dunn, 19, died when his motorbike was involved in a head-on collision in August. (AP)