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Police investigating why man set himself on fire after high-speed chase

National News // June 25, 2020

Winterthur police are trying to work out why a man failed to stop for a routine check, sped off triggering a high-speed chase, during which police opened fire on the car, and then when he crashed, the man set himself on fire using a flammable liquid. 

Unsplash Police investigating why man set himself on fire after high-speed chase

Police say the 25-year-old Swiss national is now in hospital suffering severe burns – as are two officers who were injured trying to help him.

Police say the motive of man trying to escape is now being investigated. 

 

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