Royal Gibraltar Police vehicle damaged at traffic accident

The RGP has confirmed that one of their vehicles were extensively damaged last night in a collision in Town Range after chasing a motorcyclist riding dangerously.

A statement from the RGP reads:

The RGP confirms one of its patrol vans was extensively damaged last night in a collision at Town range. The patrol van
was involved in a pursuit of a motorcyclist riding in a dangerous manner, at a speed and against the flow of traffic.

The rider, a 49yr old local man tested positive to a roadside drugs test and has been arrested for various traffic offences and a Warrant of Arrest issued by the Magistrates’ Court. He has since been granted police bail.

All the circumstances surrounding the pursuit and subsequent collision are subject to further investigation.

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