Leicester police officer involved in botched fatal chase which left one man dead is arrested on suspicion of ‘driving while unfit through drugs’
- A man in his 20s died after a police car chase in Leicester early this morning
- Leicestershire Police officer has been arrested of suspected drug driving
- Traffic cop tried to stop a black BMW at 4am this morning, before it hit a tree
- BMW driver pronounced dead at the scene and the passenger went to hospital
A police officer has today been arrested on suspicion of drug-driving after a botched car chase ended in a crash causing the death of a young man.
Leicestershire Police said an officer from its road policing unit (RPU) attempted to stop a black BMW shortly before 4am this morning on a residential Leicester road.