PC dies after hit-and-run

A Metropolitan Police traffic officer has died after being critically injured after a hit-and-run incident in Sutton, south London.

Second arrest over death of PC Duncan

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.

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Arrest after policeman dies in hit and run collision

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.

London Mayor Boris Johnson praises officer killed in hit and run

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."

Shadow Home Secretary joins tributes for PC

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."

Met Commissioner "so sad" to hear of death

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.

"On behalf of the Metropolitan Police family, I would like to offer my sincere condolences to his wife and children, parents, family and friends.

Andy was a hard working and courageous policeman. He served the community as both a police officer and as a Scouting volunteer.

The night he was injured, he was doing a job that he loved and we all had every right to expect he would return safely to his home and family - tragically that was not the case.

– Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe

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PC Andrew Duncan named as officer involved in hit-and-run

  • 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.

"Andy is a hard working and committed police officer. He is extremely popular with everyone he comes into contact with. The thoughts of the MPS are with Andy and his family at this distressing time, we are all wishing for his recovery."

– COMMANDER DAVE MARTIN
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