Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Police Chase Incidents

Police Chase Incidents ---

Do criminals and terrorists deliberately use a police chase as a cover story to use a vehicle as a murder weapon?

USA Today: According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were 322 police chase-related deaths in 2013, the most recent year for which there are statistics available. A USA TODAY investigation published in September, however, found those statistics overlooked another 101 deaths that year that should have been counted.  An earlier USA TODAY report, in July, found that as many as one-fourth of those killed in police pursuits were bystanders and another one-fourth were passengers in cars fleeing police.


[deliberate or accident?]November 23, 2015  Yonkers police chase: 46-year-old woman killed by teen suspects breaking parking meters head-on crash in stolen van critical The Journal News | YONKERS - A 46-year-old city woman was killed when a stolen van driven by a teenager who was being pursued by police crashed into her ...white 1997 Dodge Ram van had been reported stolen Saturday.. Monday " occupants of the van were breaking into parking meters " "The suspect vehicle did not pull over and continued northbound on Warburton Avenue," striking Stinson's southbound Hyundai Sonata, police said.