A senior Belgian police offier drunkenly crashed into a ditch on Belgium’s “night of traffic safety”.
The crash happened on the night of a high-profile national campaign against drunk-driving
Marc Guillemin, a Flemish police chief, lost control of his car at the weekend, after visiting friends, on the night of a high-profile national campaign against drunk-driving.
He has been forced to withdraw his application to run Ghent police, one of the top police jobs in Belgium. The job became vacant after its previous incumbent was sacked after drunkenly causing an accident and then trying to get junior officers to cover it up.
Mr Guillemin, 50, the head of the Flemish maritime police, was not injured in the crash, which did not involve other people or cars. When breathalysed he tested positive…
“You keep replaying the movie all the time. But that does not help. It’s no use crying over spilled milk. It was stupid and avoidable. But regret only comes after the sin.”
I didn’t realize Belgian coppers are so into dichos.