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WORLD NEWS | UK police motorcyclist under criminal investigation for crash involving royal escort


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LONDON, June 6 (AP) – A British police motorcyclist faced a criminal investigation Tuesday after a woman died when she collided with a police car escorting Sophie, Duchess of Edinburgh.

Helen Holland, 81, was attacked in west London on May 10. She was seriously injured and died two weeks later.

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The Independent Office for Police Conduct said the officer was told a criminal investigation was underway for dangerous driving causing death and careless or reckless driving causing death.

The official is also under investigation for potential serious misconduct.

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Hollander died after suffering “multiple fractures and serious internal injuries”, her son Martin told the BBC after the crash. He said she was walking on a crosswalk when she was hit by the motorcycle.

Sophie, wife of King Charles III’s brother Prince Edward, said she was “deeply saddened” by Holland’s death. (Associated Press)


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