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A second arrest has been made over the death of PC Andrew Duncan after he died from his injuries following a hit and run collision on Friday.
The Met have confirmed a woman has been arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice. She remains in custody at a South London police station.
A 25-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury whilst dangerous driving has now been arrested on suspicion of murder, according to the Metropolitan Police.
The suspect attended a police station in South London on Friday 20th September after police officer Andrew Duncan was struck and critically injured in a hit and run collision. His re-arrest follows PC Duncan's death earlier today.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson praised PC Andrew Duncan for his experience and dedication to the Metropolitan Police Service, following his death earlier today.
He said: "PC Duncan was an officer of vast experience who'd dedicated his working life to the Metropolitan Police Service.
"His death is a tragedy and a reminder of the courage and sacrifice shown daily by the men and women who keep London safe.
"My thoughts and those of every Londoner are with Andrew's wife and children at this time."
The shadow Home Secretary, Yvette Cooper MP, has joined tributes to PC Andrew Duncan who died this morning following a hit-and-run collision.
"I want to send my deepest condolences to the family of PC Duncan and to his Metropolitan Police colleagues who I know will be feeling this deeply" she said.
"Commissioner Hogan-Howe has rightly drawn attention to PC Duncan's courage.
"He was doing a job each and every one of us relies upon to keep us safe, tragically losing his life in the service of others.
"Police officers up and down the country face risks every day. We owe them a debt of immense gratitude."
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe has spoken out after the death of PC Andrew Duncan after a hit-and-run collision.
He said he was "so sad" to hear of the death.
A Metropolitan Police officer who was hit by a car as he tried to stop it for speeding has died in hospital this morning.
Pc Andrew Duncan, 47, was run over by a black Volkswagen Golf in Sutton, south London, on Friday.
- PC Andrew Duncan, known as Andy, 47, remains in a critical condition.
- He was working with a colleague when they noticed a car speeding along Reigate Avenue toward Rosehill.
- Andy attempted to stop the car by signalling for the driver to pull over. The driver then collided with Andy and drove off.
- A man has been arrested in connection with the hit-and-run in Sutton that left a traffic officer critically ill.
- The 25-year-old attended a south London police station this afternoon.
- He was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury whilst dangerous driving.
A police officer is in a critical condition after a hit-and-run crash in the early hours of this morning, the Metropolitan Police said.
The male traffic officer, who was on foot, attempted to stop a car when it hit him and drove off shortly before 1am on the A217 Reigate Avenue at the junction with Rose Hill, Sutton.