Arrest made after man ignores orders; Drives into police motorbike in Ħamrun

A 24-year-old man was arrested in Ħamrun on Saturday after driving into a police motorbike when he was ordered to turn off the engine.

The man who has a history of traffic offenses was driving along St Joseph High Street when he was stopped by traffic police who had noticed tinted glass on the vehicle he was driving. The police ordered the man to turn off the engine however he chose to drive off hitting the police motorbike.

No one was injured in this incident, however the man was arrested, the police said in a statement.