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Speeding car crashes after driver refuses to stop for police
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Speeding car crashes after driver refuses to stop for police

08.02.2016 From our online archive
A car chased by police near Mersch after racing through a speed check point in the early hours of Sunday morning, didn't have to be stopped by officers as it veered off the road and crashed.

(ADW) A car chased by police near Mersch after racing through a speed check point in the early hours of Sunday morning, didn't have to be stopped by officers as it veered off the road and crashed. 

The incident occurred near Mersch at about 3:35am when a car, clocked by police hurtling along at 97km per hour in a 50km zone, refused to stop and sped off into the distance despite being instructed to stop by the officers.

The patrol gave chase in the direction of Angelsdorf as the car ahead of them performed several dangerous overtaking manoeuvres, however the police then lost sight of the vehicle.

Just as the police decided to call off the pursuit, they discovered the car had crashed and wrapped itself around an electricity distribution box on rue de Mersch in the town of Angelsdorf.

The driver had lots complete control of the vehicle due to speed, veered off the road and crashed.

Luckily none of the four occupants of the car were injured in the accident.

The driver now faces a bit more than just a speeding fine. 

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