Roma man ends up in hospital after trying to evade Athens police

A 32-year-old man was under police guard at the Attikon Hospital in Athens over the weekend after an eventful chase with police on Friday night.

The Roma man failed to stop his vehicle when police asked him to do so in Piraeus.

He then sped off, knocking down two motorcyclists.

He also crashed into two police motorbikes.

Officers eventually stopped the suspect by firing at the vehicle.

The 32-year-old was injured in the leg during the chase.

No other serious injuries were reported.