Montreal

Man hurt in police car chase

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after a high-speed police chase in Longueuil overnight.

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after a high-speed police chase in Longueuil overnight.

Longueuil police spotted the man driving his vehicle with its lights turned off early Tuesday.

When they attempted to pull him over, the driver sped off.

The chase lasted several kilometers, reaching 160 kilometre per hour, and ended when the man hit a concrete barrier.

The man, 44, faces charges of driving under the influence.

The investigation has been transferred to provincial police.

 

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