Drunk Man Crashes Into The Back Of A Police Car During An MCO Roadblock In PJ

It is the second such incident in as many days.

Cover image via New Straits Times

A 61-year-old man was arrested after he rammed his vehicle into the rear of a police car at a roadblock at the PJS 2 Toll Plaza, Petaling Jaya

The incident happened at around 9.30pm on Thursday, 9 April, at the roadblock in place for the Movement Control Order (MCO), Petaling Jaya police chief Assistant Commissioner Nik Ezanee Mohd Faisal said.

"The vehicle driven by the man rammed the back of a police car driven by a senior police officer from Bukit Aman. No one was injured in the incident," he said in a statement yesterday.

He was driving under the influence of alcohol

A breathalyser test revealed that the suspect's blood-alcohol level was over the permissible limit.

ACP Nik Ezanee said that the case is being investigated under Section 45(a) (1) and Section 42 (1) of the Road Transport Act for driving under the influence of alcohol and reckless driving.

Petaling Jaya District Police along with Petaling Jaya City Council officials preparing a road closure at Mutiara Damansara.

Image via Malay Mail

While the man was issued an RM1,000 compound for defying the MCO, it is the second such incident to happen in as many days

In the previous incident that happened on 8 April, a man was arrested for drunk driving.

According to ACP Nik Ezanee, the 33-year-old suspect was driving his car haphazardly when approaching a roadblock on the Sprint Highway at about 9.15pm on Wednesday.

We do not wish to see any more repeats or worse, casualties.
ACP Nik Ezanee

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