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Near Lyon: after a chase, he injured nine police officers

2024-02-12T14:14:28.906Z

Highlights: A man intentionally crashed into a police barrier during a chase this Saturday in Villeurbanne. The driver had just tried to escape a police check in Vaulx-en-Velin when he had been spotted at the wheel of a stolen car. The chase ended in the Grandclément district of VilleUrbanne. Facing the police barrier, the driver of the vehicle drove into aPolice car placed across the road. This car hit another vehicle behind it, causing injuries to the nine police officers. Three of them were taken to hospital without their life threatening.


Driving a stolen vehicle, a man intentionally crashed into a police barrier during a chase this Saturday in Villeurbanne.


Le Figaro Lyon

Saturday, February 10, a driver intentionally crashed into several police cars, injuring nine officers in the process.

The driver had just tried to escape a police check in Vaulx-en-Velin when he had been spotted at the wheel of a stolen car, indicates a police source confirming information from Le

Progrès

.

The chase ended in the Grandclément district of Villeurbanne.

Facing the police barrier, the driver of the vehicle drove into a police car placed across the road.

This car hit another vehicle behind it, causing injuries to the nine police officers.

Three of them were taken to hospital without their life threatening.

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The two suspects were taken into custody.

The driver did not have a driving license.

An investigation is underway to determine the circumstances of the vehicle theft and the chase.

On Twitter, the injured police officers received support from Fabienne Buccio, prefect of Rhône and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.

Source: lefigaro

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