Published: Mon, September 10, 2018
Global News | By Stacy Ballard

Man arrested in extraordinary French airport auto chase

Man arrested in extraordinary French airport auto chase

Before driving onto the runway, the man drove the into the glass doors of one of the terminals.

He then fled the auto and ran along the runway as multiple police cars chased him, as caught on video.

France's Lyon airport halted flights on Monday when a driver being chased by police smashed his vehicle through a terminal building and onto a runway.

The man is then seen nearly crashing into an embankment and then fleeing on foot as he is eventually swarmed by police, despite his best efforts to outrun them.

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He said: "An individual drove his auto onto the runways at Lyon airport!"

A passenger waited for his flight, in December 2011, during a strike at Lyon-Saint Exupery airport, central France.

The dramatic vehicle chase was captured on amateur video.

All flights in and out of Lyon Saint-Exupery airport were temporarily suspended.

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The driver the sped on to the runway, government spokeswoman Christelle Monteagudo told the Associated Press.

The motorist then abandons the vehicle and continues on foot, weaving his way past several cars before being wrestled to the ground by officers.

Multiple police officers, police cars, and a helicopter chased him before ultimately detaining him, Reuters reported, citing police.

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