Vehicle catches fire after police chase; the fugitive saved by the police

Vehicle catches fire after police chase; fugitive rescued by the police

MISE À DAY

A vehicle caught fire during a harrowing police chase very early on Friday in the borough of Lachine, in Montreal.

The motorist who had a erratic driving on Highway 15 southbound at 32nd Avenue refused to stop.

The Sûreté du Québec officers were then on his trail, starting a pursuit around 3 a.m. 30, according to spokesperson Béatrice Dorsainville.

The driver of the vehicle continued on Route 136 eastbound, before running into the police at the height of Atwater Avenue to make a U-turn.

The suspect managed to avoid the carpet of nails deployed by the police on the R-136 westbound, before taking Highway 20 westbound.< /p>

But, when taking the ramp to Highway 13 northbound, his vehicle violently hit an impact attenuator.

Under the force of the impact t, the vehicle caught fire and the driver, aged in his twenties, was pulled out by the police who proceeded to arrest him.