The man from Coevorden had ignored several stop signs. His driving behavior was remarkable, police said. Finally, an officer blocked the driver by placing the police car in front of the car. The man then turned and drove away. Then the “short police chase”, according to the police.
Near Erm, the man collided head-on with another car. He died of his injuries. The woman in the other car was rescued from the car by firefighters. Due to the police chase, the National Criminal Investigation Department is investigating the accident.