“The officer tried to get him to pull over, but Forbes kept going, banging his pickup into the Manchester patrol car as he went, police say.
More officers joined the chase as the pickup weaved around traffic, going on and off the shoulder. As Forbes drove past one of the Manchester cops, he allegedly gave what police described as a “friendly wave.”
The pursuit turned south onto Highway 141, continuing until Forbes lost control of the pickup, sending it spinning into a retaining wall at the Briarhurst Drive exit, police say.
Forbes then hopped out and dashed 100 yards before officers caught him.
“The suspect was extremely combative and appeared intoxicated when taken into custody,” police said in a news release.
After a stop at the police station, he was taken to the hospital for examination, police say.”
Arrested. Not shot. Not killed. Not taken to the morgue. Not charged with using his truck as a deadly weapon…. I wonder why.
St. Louis Driver Who Smashed 3 Cars in Road Rage Gave Cops ‘Friendly Wave’ During Chase
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