In less than six hours he was identified and arrested on suspicion of two crimes against road safety, reckless driving and total loss of driving license points
In his flight caused a serious risk of collision with other road users
The Civil Guard in the region of Murcia stopped early in the morning of Sunday, October 30, the driver of a car that, hours earlier, had jumped a police checkpoint in Totana, continuing the march recklessly.
Once identified the loss of all the assigned points driving license was found, which is attributed the alleged authorship of two crimes against road safety, reckless driving and loss of validity of driving license total loss of the assigned points.
About 03.15 pm last Sunday, October 30, agents Detachment Traffic Lorca, within the framework established services on the occasion of the Special Operation Traffic 'Bridge All Saints' at a checkpoint preventive breathalyzer and drugs established at the output of the N-340 (Cádiz-Barcelona) road towards Barcelona, â€‹â€‹at the height of the municipality of Totana, observed as a passenger car, to detect police presence, turned at the roundabout by circulating for evade police control, driving in the opposite direction established, with the risk of collision with other road users.
Immediately, a patrol motorcycle traffic with optical signaling and special sound activated, began tracking the escapee vehicle, which ignored the signals from agents and continued his hasty flight to go into the town of Totana where, also he forced several pedestrians and other vehicles to divert his route to avoid an imminent collision.
These evasive maneuvers allowed the driver to escape without being intercepted, so the Civil Guard initiated an investigation to identify and stop it.
Police investigations, carried out immediately after the event, tested positive early in the morning of 30, with the identification of a male, 41, of Spanish nationality and resident of Totana, once located was arrested as suspected of two crimes against road safety, reckless driving and driving permission lacking total loss of legally assigned points.
When arrested he has a deprivation of driving license, by resolution of the Provincial Traffic Authority of Murcia, from June to December of the current year, for the loss of all the points legally assigned, and other administrative penalties for driving under the effects of alcohol.
The detainee and the proceedings were made available to the Court of Instruction No. 3 of Totana (Murcia).
vial security felony
The offense of reckless driving with manifest disregard for the lives of others, is enshrined in the Penal Code and can be punished with imprisonment of two to five years, a fine of 12 to 24 months and deprivation of the right to drive vehicles 6 engine and mopeds up to 10 years.
Meanwhile, driving a motor vehicle in case of loss of permit approval for loss of all the points legally assigned, has identified alternative prison sentences of three to six months, a fine of 12 to 12 months or work for the benefit community of 31 to 90 days.
The Civil Guard continues to reiterate his message to those drivers who recklessly, reckless and despite campaigns and warnings from the General Directorate of Traffic, driving after consuming alcohol or drugs, remembering that, notwithstanding the systematic implementation of ordinary or special preventive controls, mandatory breath tests and drug practice all drivers that are reported by the commission of offenses, involvement in accidents or those where consumption is detected in the course of other surveillance and inspection to be carried out.
These actions are intended to raise public awareness of the incompatibility of these substances with driving, given the loss of reflexes and abilities to control vehicles pose, and thereby ensure road safety on our roads, avoiding in this Thus, the production of road accidents and serious consequences, which in this case could be brought, appealing to the use of collective transport or alternative formulas for these displacements are not getting behind the wheel in these conditions, especially by of younger drivers.