31 July 2017

Video shows moment police car performs bizarre sliding doughnut manoeuvre when arriving at scene of brawl

CROWDS were left stunned when a police car looked like it performed a sliding doughnut manoeuvre as it dramatically arrived at the scene of a brawl.

Footage shot during a night out in Gillingham, Kent, showed the vehicle spinning at speed before coming to a screeching halt facing in the opposite direction.

Warren Wallace

The police car spun 180 degrees after skidding on the wet road while arriving to reports of a disturbance[/caption]

Warren Wallace

Crowds watched on in shock as the vehicle spun just yards away from them[/caption]

Warren Wallace

One onlooker can be heard shouting ‘do you want to kill people?’[/caption]

Kent cops were already at the scene dealing with rowdy revellers when back-up arrived at around 3am on Sunday.

Seconds after Warren Wallace starts filming the drama on his phone, blue flashing lights appear in the background – before the car spins just yards from crowds on a residential street.

A crash is heard as it hits railings while coming to a stop on the other side of the road, parked up next to the pavement on Canterbury Street.

Uploading the footage to Facebook, Warren wrote: “Gillingham’s answer to 2 fast 2 furious”.

Jeers can be heard in the background as the police get out of the vehicle after being called to deal with the disturbance.

One shouts: “What the f***? Do you want to kill people?”

Warren Wallace

Despite skidding, the police car comes to a near-perfect stop on the pavement opposite revellers[/caption]

The video sparked on online debate between amused viewers over whether the parking manoeuvre was planned – or just pot luck.

But police say it was purely accidental after the wheels skidded on the wet road.

One viewer commented on the video: “I say he lost control and fluked the parking.”

Another said: “That cop got skills lol.”

While someone else added: “Not sure he actually meant to do it but he styled it. Even the blokes kicking off were impressed haha.”

Warren Wallace

After the dramatic arrival, the Kent cops walk over to help colleagues deal with the disturbance[/caption]

A Kent Police spokesman said: “A police patrol vehicle attending the incident skidded on the wet road whilst it was coming to a halt and it was involved in a minor collision with some railings.

“Nobody was injured as a result of the collision.”

Two men were arrested following the disturbance and have since been released without charge.

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