Chaotic scenes as dozens of police chase man on French runway

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Police sources told French media that the situation on the runway was "complicated".

Police began to chase him as he drove past the security barriers and onto the runway of Terminal 1.

The driver smashed his vehicle through a terminal and onto the runway.

Lyon airport in southeast France has been shut down after a high-speed police vehicle chase veered off the road and onto the runway.

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Authorities say police have arrested a man who rammed his auto through two glass doors at Lyon's global airport and sped onto the runway.

Nobody was injured in the incident but several flights had to be diverted, according to the flight-tracking application Flightradar24.

In a desperate attempt to flee justice, the driver crashed into a barrier at a small aerodrome before heading to Lyon's much larger Saint Exupery airport.

The driver then jumped out while the vehicle was still rolling and sprinted off on foot, pursued by a police van.

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The driver eventually abandoned his auto on the airport tarmac and tried to flee on foot but was surrounded by officers and arrested.

Passengers filmed the pursuit on their phones.

The driver, dressed in dark clothing, then abandoned the auto and fled on foot.

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