Two children hospitalised after 8-mile police run ends in pub crash

two children hospitalised after 8 mile police run ends in pub crash - Two children hospitalised after 8-mile police run ends in pub crash

Two adults and two children have been taken to hospital following a extraordinary eight-mile police chase which resulted in a car ploughing into a wall on the outside a pub.

Might be understood the male driver, two children and female passenger in the vehicle did not undergo serious injuries during the crash.

Pictures from the scene show the front of the car has been utterly destroyed in the collision.

One man was arrested away from the Plough Inn, in Congresbury, which is actually where the pursuit ended.

Avon and Somerset Police plan to refer the incident to an independent body to be reviewed, as is normal in these circumstances.

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(Image: Arun Aylett)

The drama unfolded when officers requested a driver to stop in Weston-super-Mare around midday (June 15).

He sped toward along the A370, driving on the absolutely incorrect side of the road to avoid appearing caught by officers.

 

Following a long pursuit, your vehicle smashed into a wall outside the bar de copas.

A police delegate said: “A driver has been imprisoned after failing to stop for officers in Weston-super-Mare at midday.

“He was driving onto the A370 at Hildesheim Bridge the time officers requested him to stop.

“He ignored their request and permanent travelling along the A370, overtaking models on the wrong side of the pavement before colliding with a wall inside Plough public house, Congresbury in a word afterwards.

“The drivers was detained and he together with a female passenger and two young children, have been in the car, have been taken to hospital as a general precaution.

 

“A police vehicle was following the nissan zx turbo at the time of collision.

“The force’s Professional Standards Department previously notified and will be referring the matter for that IOPC (Independent Office for Law Conduct) on Monday. ”

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