Offender pursuit in Penza ends with crash involving traffic police vehicle
Penza, 3 September 2016. PenzaNews. Night pursuit of the offending driver in Penza ended with a crash involving traffic police car on Prospekt Pobedy Street.
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As the witnesses told PenzaNews, police Mercedes pursued the VAZ-2109 car on Lozitskoy Street, the driver did not respond to the demand to stop, and the passenger sitting next to him shouted out of the window for the traffic officers not to approach them.
Then the chase continued on Prospekt Pobedy Street. The driver of VAZ-2109 began to move in the direction of “Okean” shop, but after a while made a sharp turn.
At this point, another patrol car VAZ-2114 was approaching from the front and blocked the roadway near supermarket o. 173. As a result, VAZ-2109 driver lost control and ran into the patrol car at high speed.
After the crash, the driver of the car under pursuit was unable to get out of it himself. According to some reports, he was alive but unconscious. No information about the passenger is available. In addition, after the collision one of the police officers was sitting next to the smashed patrol car, it is unknown whether he received any injuries.
Several ambulances arrived at the scene immediately. Doctors hospitalized the offending driver. According to reports, his condition is extremely serious.
Currently all the circumstances of the incident are investigated.