Car overturns and police officer dies during an incident in Greater São Paulo – Prime Time Zone

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Leonardo Finelli Tavares was a lieutenant and belonged to the 14th BPM; two other occupants of the vehicle were also rescued with minor injuries

Playback / security camerasThe images recorded by security cameras at the scene of the accident showed the moment when the police officer was thrown out of the vehicle, which overturned several times over the central median.

A police officer died this Sunday, 18, after overturning the vehicle while traveling to support an incident in Osasco, in Greater São Paulo. The images recorded by security cameras at the scene of the accident showed the moment when the police officer was thrown out of the vehicle, which overturned several times over the central median on Avenida Presidente Getúlio Vargas, in the Piratininga neighborhood. THE Young pan contacted the Public Security Department of the State of São Paulo and is awaiting information about the circumstances of the accident. Leonardo Finelli Tavares, 25, was a lieutenant in the São Paulo Military Police and belonged to the 14th BPM. He was assisted, in serious condition, and referred to hospital care, but he did not resist the injuries. Two other occupants of the vehicle were also rescued with minor injuries and the case was registered at the Osasco Central Police Station.

The governor of São Paulo, Joao Doria, lamented what happened on social networks and offered condolences to the lieutenant’s family and friends. “My feelings to the family and friends of the 1st Lieutenant of the Military Police of SP, Leonardo Finelli Tavares, who died that morning when he was traveling in support of another Service Unit and was involved in a traffic accident that caused the police vehicle to overturn” .