Banned driver in 70mph police chase through streets of Wigan
A banned driver raced through the streets of Wigan at more than 70mph during a terrifying police chase, a court heard.
Kyle Bascombe, 21, was pursued by police cars for 30 minutes as he drove the Vauxhall Corsa across the borough.
The car went onto both sides of the road, the wrong way down a one-way street, through red lights and even went off-road onto a grass verge, Wigan And Leigh Magistrates’ Court was told.
It travelled at twice the speed limit at some points and at more than 70mph in a 30mph zone, Tess Kenyon, prosecuting, said.
The court heard that officers in a liveried police car... read more
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