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Carnage as 'drink driver' ploughs into four parked cars - and then SPITS in cop's face

Birmingham Mail logo Birmingham Mail 12/02/2019 10:46:25 Ashley Preece

A suspected drink-driver left a trail of devastating damage after smashing into four parked cars - before going on to SPIT in a policeman's face.

The man also allegedly threatened to kill the arresting officer's children and to bite his nose off while bragging about being a drug dealer.

The suspect was driving a £25,000 VW Golf before ploughing into a row of vehicles on Handsworth New Road late on Monday, February 11.

Footage of the wreckage can be viewed at the top of this article while photos from the scene show the sheer scale of damage.

Cars completely crushed and squashed together include a blue Peugeot 206 and a silver SUV, and bonnets can be seen completely sprung open - such was the power of the impact.

Glass and debris was scattered across the pavement as officers worked to clear the scene early this morning.

The Force Response police team said: "Response Newtown A unit, dealing with the consequences of drink driving on Handsworth New Road, handsworth.

 

"The driver of the Golf struck 4 cars and also spat in the arresting officer's face!

"He is in custody and off to spend a night in the cells and some serious Q's in the morning."

a car parked in a parking lot: Photos from the wreckage on Handsworth New Road, Handsworth © @SnapperSKPhotos from the wreckage on Handsworth New Road, Handsworth

A spokesman added: "In custody this male has threatened to kill the arresting officer's children and bite his nose off.

"Bragging about being a drug dealer and gangster.

Below: Gallery of wreckage after drunk driver smashes into parked cars

"In the morning, when he remembers his 25K car is wrote off and he is actually going to prison, he won't be so smug.

"Best place for him."

Handsworth New Road is situated between Nineveh Road and Winson Green Road.

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Elsewhere in Handsworth, and in an unrelated incident, a hunt is under way to track down a violent gang who held a man at knifepoint during a terrifying carjacking

Men grabbed keys to his Ford Fiesta

The victim, said to be in his 60s, was on Greenhill Road, Handsworth, when he set upon by two passengers from another car who threatened him with a knife.

The men grabbed the keys to his Ford Fiesta before making off in his vehicle, leaving their victim shaken.

The terrifying incident happened just before 7.30pm on Monday (Feb 4) and police are appealing to anyone with information to come forward.

The force said n a statement: "Police are investigating a knifepoint carjacking in Greenhill Road, Handsworth, just before 7.30pm (Monday 4 February).

"A man in his 60s was approached by two passengers from another car and threatened with the weapon as they demanded the keys to his Ford Fiesta. They then made off with the vehicle."

12. helmikuuta 2019 12:46:25 Categories: Birmingham Mail USA TODAY

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