An American diplomat’s wife who killed a UK teen motorcyclist in a 2019 wrong-way crash is open to “mediation” with his parents – after a Virginia court ruled against her attempt to have the civil case for wrongful death tossed, according to reports.
Anne Sacoolas, 43, has admitted that she was driving on the wrong side of the road as she left a US airbase in central England in August 2019 when her car was involved in a crash with 19-year-old Harry Dunn’s motorbike.
She was charged with causing death by dangerous driving, but the US State Department rejected a request to extradite her to Britain to face trial because of diplomatic immunity.
Dunn’s family filed a civil lawsuit in US District Court in Alexandria, Virginia, last year. The Sacoolases asked a judge to dismiss the case, arguing it should be heard in the UK instead.
In an order rejecting their request Tuesday, US District Judge T.S. Ellis III said a civil trial