At approximately 5 PM, a Liberty City Police Officer, attempted to pull over a suspicious looking bus. The bus pulled over, but drove off as the officer approached the window. A pursuit was called in, but no backup, due to the fact it's a bus, and can't go that fast. The driver then began shooting as the pursuing officer. The pursuit lasted approximately 2 1/2 hrs, and ended behind F.I.A. where the bus crashed into a lightpole, just across from the ocean. as the pursuing officer had shot out his two rear tires
The bus also hit 2 people in the time of the pursuit. Ambulances were dispatched for those citizens.
Liberty City Ambulance and Edmonton Fire Rescue were called to the seen. Officer Knight was dispatched to the scene, as he was nearby.
Needing some containment, one General Duties EPS Officer was called in, along with an EPS Investigations Unit. An EPS Supervisor also arrived on scene.
Due to the fact, this accident was in an airport, one Alberta Sheriff's Officer was called in.
Not wanting to be caught, the driver of the bus fled the scene the moment his bus crashed.
Officers searched the bus, and found 4 duffel bags, full of cocaine, along with 3 extra large suitcases containing all necessary supplies and materials to produce it. These items were seized by Edmonton Police.
After being thoroughly searched, the bus was seized by police, as a piece of evidence in an ongoing drug investigation.
The driver is now wanted by LCPD, EPS, and Alberta Sheriff's.
The bus driver faces charges of:
- Reckless Driving
- Hit & Run
- Fleeing the Scene of an Accident
- And Attempted Murder