Porsche driver Richard Pusey rushed to hospital after rooftop stand-off with police

The Porsche driver accused of taunting a dying cop after a horrific crash that killed four officers has been rushed to hospital after a rooftop stand-off with police.

The four police officers were hit by a semi-trailer on Melbourne‘s eastern freeway on April 22 after they pulled over Richard Pusey for allegedly travelling 149km/h while under the influence of methamphetamine and cannabis.

The 42-year-old then allegedly filmed the crash site and verbally abused Senior Constable Lynette Taylor as she lay dying.

Pusey, who is out on bail, was charged with 12 offences including driving at a dangerous speed and reckless conduct endangering life.

On Sunday at 11.30pm, police attended Pusey’s home in St David Street in Fitzroy after reports of a disturbance.

On Sunday night, police attended Pusey's home in St David Street, Fitzroy after reports of a disturbance

On Sunday night, police attended Pusey’s home in St David Street, Fitzroy after reports of a disturbance

The area around the home was closed off while critical incident officers negotiated with Pusey, who sat on his roof

The area around the home was closed off while critical incident officers negotiated with Pusey, who sat on his roof

A Victoria Police spokeswoman said neighbours heard yelling and windows being smashed.  

‘Due to concerns for the welfare of the occupants Critical Incident Response Team police forced entry to the warehouse-style residence before finding the male on the roof.’

The area around the home was closed off while critical incident officers negotiated with Pusey, who sat on his roof. 

More to come.  

The four police officers were hit by a semi-trailer on Melbourne's eastern freeway after they pulled over Richard Pusey on April 22

The four police officers were hit by a semi-trailer on Melbourne’s eastern freeway after they pulled over Richard Pusey on April 22

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