Pedelec driver seriously injured police officers in Leipzig

Crime – Leipzig : Pedelec driver seriously injures police officers in Leipzig

Germany
A police officer holds a signaling trowel in his hands. Photo: Patrick Pleul/dpa-Zentralbild/ZB/Symbolbild (Photo: dpa)

Directly from the dpa news channel

Leipzig (dpa / sn) – During a traffic check in Leipzig, a 46-year-old hit a police officer with his pedelec and seriously injured him. The policeman signaled him to stop several times on Saturday – and then stepped onto the bike path, the police department informed on Sunday. The 46-year-old then accelerated and hit the police officer with his vehicle. His injuries had to be treated in a hospital. The driver was reportedly under the influence of intoxicants. He is being investigated for dangerous interference in road traffic and illegal drug possession.

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