May 29, 2020 11.09 am This story is over 49 months old

Suspected drug dealer crashes car in police chase

Man suffered minor injuries

By Local Democracy Reporter

A man arrested on suspicion of driving offences and supply of class A drugs has sustained minor injuries after racing away in a high speed chase with police officers.

At around 9:50pm on Thursday, May 28, a white VW Golf was brought o officers’ attention after it travelled at speed on the M180 between junctions 4 and 5.

Police were in pursuit of the vehicle, driven by a 34 year old man from Manchester, after it failed to stop when requested to do so.

Some 10 minutes after police spotted the vehicle, around 10pm, the VW came to a halt after the driver appeared to lose control near the Caenby Corner roundabout.

The chase was captured in the footage below moments before the crash.

An ambulance was called to the scene and the man was taken to hospital with an arm injury.

He remains in police custody on suspicion of a string of driving offences as well as the supply of class A drugs.