By Sally Underwood •
Published: 16 Apr 2021 • 17:07
Two Police Officers Injured Following Fuengirola Crash. Image: Wikimedia
THE officers from the National Police were injured when their car crashed in Fuengirola.
According to Spanish newspaper Sur, two officers of the National Police suffered an accident last night during a chase that began in Marbella and ended in Fuengirola.
The officers reportedly only suffered minor injuries after they chased a vehicle at high speed.
The incident took place after a patrol detected several people at a gas station acting suspicously. Marbella officers while forces from other areas joined in, trying to cut them off.
First Local Police from Mijas and officers of the Guardia Civil helped, before officers from the National Police in Fuengirola prepared to intercept the suspicious vehicle.
According to sources, during the chase the police car skidded in the rain, causing the accident. There are currently no detainees and the investigation into the facts remains open. Only one of the suspects from the gas station in Marbella was identified.
The worst injured officer received several stitches on his forehead and a cracked knee. The two were taken to the nearest medical centre.
The officers received multiple messages of support, including one from the Jupol trade union formation, calling for the speedy recovery of the two injured officers.
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