Aydin Altun, 26, has been convicted after being found guilty of ploughing his car into an armed police officer last year in London, in a vicious attack captured on CCTV.
On October 29th, 2019, PC Lewis Crowder along with two other colleagues were attempting to arrest Altun, when he “gunned forward at speed” in his black Mercedes into PC Crowder in an attempt to escape.
The officer was thrown in the air after he lost grip of the bonnet, barely missing a metal bus stop and concrete bollards, but left fading in and out of consciousness after the fall, according to CourtNewsUK.
PC Crowder told the court that he feared for his life, saying: “I could see the driver’s hands. They were on the steering wheel. As I cleared the front of the bonnet, I saw the driver turn his steering wheel towards me. I was thrown onto the bonnet of