Watch danger driver lead police on chase around Bedlington at up to 60mph in a 30 zone

A dashing danger driver who led police on a chase around residential streets has been jailed.

Keith Wilson panicked when police tried to cease him as a result of he knew he had no licence or insurance coverage.

For 20 minutes he sped around the streets of Bedlington, Northumberland, attempting to outrun officers at up to twice the 30mph restrict.

Police deployed the pressure helicopter to preserve monitor of him till he lastly gave up, dropped the keys out of the window and stopped.

Now the 23-year-old, of Hollymount Avenue, Bedlington, has been jailed for six months after admitting harmful driving, failing to cease and having no insurance coverage or licence.

Keith Wilson

Newcastle Crown Court heard it was simply after 7.30pm on Saturday, December 12 that Wilson was noticed by police driving quick in a silver Audi A4.

Despite officers activating their blue lights and sirens, he failed to pull over.

During a chase at speeds of up to 60mph in a 30 zone, he travelled on the incorrect facet of the highway and confirmed no consideration for different highway customers, the courtroom heard.

Wilson has 11 earlier conviction, together with for extra alcohol and driving with out due care and a spotlight.

Recorder Nicholas Lumley QC informed him: “This was a unhealthy piece of driving of essentially the most horrendous selection.

“Please do not do that once more, you would have killed somebody.”

Neil Jones, defending, mentioned the chase occurred in a circuit around Bedlington and added that there was no harm or damage brought on.

He added: “He panicked as a result of his car was uninsured and he had no licence to drive it

“He has no clarification for his conduct however he’s extraordinarily apprehensive about his little boy.”




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