PC Andrew Duncan crash death: Two more men arrested

  • 24 September 2013
  • From the section London
PC Duncan

Two more men have been arrested following the death of a policeman in a suspected hit-and-run collision.

The pair, aged 19 and 23, were held on Monday night, hours after a man had been remanded in custody accused of causing death by dangerous driving.

PC Andrew Duncan, 47, of East Molesey in Surrey, was checking vehicle speeds in Sutton, south London, in the early hours of Friday when a car struck him.

The father-of-two died in hospital from his injuries, on Sunday.

The accident happened at the junction of Reigate Avenue and Rose Hill.

Gary Cody, 25, from South Norwood, was remanded into custody by South Western Magistrates' Court charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

Mr Cody, who was charged under the name Gary Bromige, is also accused of failing to stop at the scene of an accident, failing to report an accident and driving without insurance.

Two men, aged 19 and 20, were arrested on Sunday and bailed until a date in October.

A woman who was arrested on Saturday on suspicion of perverting the course of justice has also been bailed.

Officers were questioning the second 19-year-old and the 23-year-old on Monday night.

'Tremendous support'

A Scotland Yard spokesman said the men were in custody at a south London police station.

Mr Duncan's wife Claire said in a statement: "We would like to thank all the medical staff at St George's hospital, Tooting, for their enormous efforts in attempting to save Andrew's life.

"We have had, and still are having tremendous support from all Andrews's colleagues, family and friends. Our children, Adam, Emma, and myself are truly grateful.

"Andrew was a fantastic husband, father, son and brother. This is supported by the many tributes which we are still receiving from his family and friends.

"We are left with a huge void in our lives, but we have some fantastic memories that we will always treasure."

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