High speed chase in Valais leads to high drama
A high speed chase in Valais led to a police car having an accident and a man being run over on the autoroute.
In the early hours of yesterday morning, police had set up a check point on the entry to the autoroute at Susten.
A car approaching saw the control, and accelerated past the police, who immediately gave chase. Shortly after one of the police cars had an accident with an uninvolved vehicle. They lost the speeding car.
A few minutes later they had reports of a man being run over as he tried to cross the fast road.
It was found the car was stolen and the injured man was the driver. Police are still hunting two other occupants.