According to police, the drunk man had broken the wagon windows and punched dents in the sides of the wagon. The incident happened along Koitilantie in Taivalkoski.

The couple got to escape the violently behaving man in their car and drove to a safe place to wait for the police.

In the meantime, the perpetrator had left by car towards Kuusamo. The police reached the car from the Kuusamo side. The man tried to escape by turning onto a side road, but he failed when his car derailed.

The drunk man violently opposed the police.

Police are investigating the matter as a gross violation of domestic peace, a threat to road safety, a gross drunk driving and violent resistance from an official.