Chetumal. Q.R. — A police chase through the streets of Chetumal ended with one arrest and one injured. On Thursday night, the driver of a white suburban was reported to emergency services for excessive speed.
Police located the vehicle traveling along Insurgentes Avenue. When asked to stop, the driver sped up, hitting a motorcycle police officer in the process. He then continued along Avenue 4 de Marzo where is was chased and finally intercepted by other officers.
The driver of the suburban was arrested in the Adolfo López Mateos neighborhood after coming upon a police road block and rolling his vehicle into two light poles. The driver was not injured, but was taken into police custody from the accident scene.
The suburban and police motorcycle involved were both towed. The motorcycle police officer was treated for injuries. An estimated 200,000 peso in damage was reported to repair the poles.