Videos of the initial incident, as well as the arrest of a 37-year-old driver, were widely circulated online
Two men were detained following a pursuit by police, after an officer was allegedly hit by a driver reversing his car.
·1-min readTwo men arrested after a police pursuit at Upper Paya Lebar Road. (SCREENGRAB: SG Kangtao Kaypoh)SINGAPORE — Two men were detained following a police pursuit on Thursday morning (27 October), after a Traffic Police (TP) officer was allegedly hit by a driver who was reversing his car.
In response to queries byYahoo News Singapore, the police said that TP officers were patrolling the vicinity of Upper Paya Lebar Road at about 9.50am, when they signalled for a driver to stop his vehicle along the roadside to conduct a check. This content is not available due to your privacy preferences.
Update your settings here to see it.The driver sped off instead, prompting officers to give chase. The pursuit came to a halt when a TP officer moved forward and managed to stop the vehicle.However, the vehicle suddenly reversed and allegedly hit another officer who was positioned behind the said vehicle before speeding off. The officer sustained minor injuries. headtopics.com
This content is not available due to your privacy preferences.Update your settings here to see it.A 34-year-old male passenger was detained and arrested for using criminal force against a public servant, as well as suspected drug-related offences.
The 37-year-old male driver, who had fled on foot, was subsequently detained after a manhunt. Police investigations are ongoing. Read more: Yahoo Singapore »
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