The EIB survey on a chase in Montreal

Le BEI enquête sur une course poursuite à Montréal

MONTREAL | The Office of independent investigations (BEI) will conduct an investigation on a chase that ended on Friday in Montreal with serious injuries.

According to their information, to 2: 45 p.m., two vehicles of the Sûreté du Québec to take charge of a vehicle who attempted to flee on highway 40 West, then 25 South.

Over a distance of 28 km, the speeds recorded ranged between 60 and 160 km/h.

The civilian vehicle would be affected or has been affected one of the two police vehicles.

The pursuit race was stopped in the tunnel Louis-H. Lafontaine.

The driver, a man of 39 years old, exhibited signs of impaired driving, lost consciousness and had to be rushed to the hospital, where his life is in danger.

The investigation of the EIB will attempt to check if these information are accurate.

Five investigators, will lead the folder and are expected to be on the scene of the events on Friday morning.

Two experts in collision with the police Service of the City of Montreal were called in for reinforcement.

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