Saratov region: drunk lady driver stopped by police after chase with shooting
The police opened a warning fire, and then made 6 shots at the wheels.
Near Saratov, traffic police had to use service weapons to stop a car driven by drunk woman. The lack of a headlight on the car drew inspectors’ attention. They demanded that the 41-year-old driver stop, but she sped off and tried to escape; the chase began.
Traffic inspectors managed to stop the woman’s car only after firing at the vehicle. At first, the police opened a warning fire, and then made 6 shots at the wheels. As a result, the car was driven into a ditch; the woman was not injured.
A check is being conducted into the use of weapons. An administrative report has been drawn up in relation to the drunk traffic rules violator. The issue of depriving her of her driver’s license is being decided.