The driver was actively sought by 120 police department since the beginning of the morning. A policeman who was hit by a car thief on the run, died Wednesday of her injuries, said Colonel Gaël Marchand, commander of the gendarmerie Alpes-Maritimes. Major Daniel Brieres was struck off, gun in hand, the drunk driver, actively sought by some 120 police department. The case started in the village of La Grave-de-Peille in the hinterland of Nice, where the police discovered about 10 o'clock in the morning a stolen vehicle even Escarène, another common area. At noon the brigade Research Nice up a stakeout with six plainclothes policemen and blocking three axes possible leak in unmarked vehicles. Finally, an individual takes the wheel of the stolen vehicle at 14 h 35, takes the direction of Nice and finds himself in front of Major Daniel Brieres, descended from his vehicle with a gun in his hand and cuff gendarmerie. Major Brieres, accompanied by a teammate, "attempts to intercept, pulls out his gun and was hit," said Colonel Marchand. He was then taken to a hospital in Nice "in a critical condition." The fugitive was partially burned the vehicle before fleeing on foot in a place where the terrain is very steep. Some 120 policemen of the entire department were mobilized to find the thief fled, with the aid of dog teams and a helicopter search. Twelve vehicles checkpoints have been established.
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