FLEEING OFFENSE A motorist tried to flee with a policeman hanging from his door on Tuesday evening, Quai de la Fosse. The agent miraculously escaped
The municipal policeman was jostled during of an intervention. — N. Messyaz/Sipa
The intervention could have ended in tragedy. A Nantes municipal police officer was dragged by a vehicle while in the process of a traffic check on Tuesday evening. The facts happened shortly after 11 p.m. at the level of the quai de la Fosse à; Nantes. A motorist had just crossed a red light at the view of a police crew. City officials order him to stop. The man complies but seems reluctant to cooperate. And as one of the policemen moves towards the passenger compartment to open the door ajar, the driver drives off abruptly, taking the sworn officer with him. hooked to the vehicle!
The leak stretched for about 200 meters, until what the policeman painstakingly manages to take control of the car, reports the town hall of Nantes, confirming information from Ouest-France. The motorist was immediately arrested. arrested by the rest of the patrol. Agé 38 years old, he was driving while intoxicated. and in possession of narcotics.
As for the policeman involved, he miraculously escaped without serious injury. Put to rest, however, he did not return to work on Wednesday. A psychological cell has been open for the witnesses of the scene and the colleagues of the service. The city of Nantes “welcomes the professionalism shown by the agents” that evening. A complaint was placed against the driver. He will be prosecuted at the end of his custody at view.