Eighteen-year-old dies after chase with police

23-01-2010

An eighteen-year-old driver sustained fatal injuries in a car crash near Jihlava on Saturday following a chase with traffic police. The officers say they saw the young man get into his car showing clear signs of intoxication. When they approached him he sped off and in the chase that followed he hit a snow drift, lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a tree. He died of his injuries several hours after being transported to hospital. The incident is being investigated.