Roadblock foils driver’s attempt to evade police during high-speed chase


(Antigua News Room)

The driver of a Toyota Vitz motor car crashed near a road construction site as he attempted to evade police over the weekend.

According to reports, police began pursuing the vehicle when the driver sped off after committing a traffic violation.

During the chase, the Vitz reportedly struck another vehicle on Independence Avenue.

It was also alleged a bus driver crashed into a tree in an attempt to avoid a head-on collision with the Vitz.

Police later caught up with the vehicle, which crashed into a fence after meeting a dead end at the road construction site at upper Bishopsgate Street.

The occupants reportedly fled on foot and one man was later arrested and taken into custody.