Police officer ‘lost sight of the risk he created’ in deadly chase


A police officer accused of killing a teenage footballer in a high speed moped chase ‘lost sight of the risk he was creating’, a court heard. Former Crystal Palace youth player Lewis Johnson, 18, crashed while being pursued by PC Paul Summerson, 44, through the streets of east London, on 9 February 2016. Mr Johnson was killed after he swerved to avoid a van and hit a pole while his passenger Louis (corr) Kyriacou, 19, was seriously injured. Summerson had…

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