Oldham driver charged following north Wales police chase

Date published: 10 August 2020

An Oldham man has been charged with numerous driving offences following a high-speed police chase in north Wales.

Police in Towyn were notified early on Saturday (August 8) to reports of a Volkswagen golf estate driving dangerously.

When officers attempted to stop the car, the driver led police on a pursuit along the A55.

The driver failed to negotiate a right hand bend, and the car crashed into a ditch.

A  spokesman for the Welsh Ambulance Service said they were called to the crash scene at around 10.19am and sent one ambulance.

A woman was taken to Glan Clwyd Hospital in Bodelwyddan with as-yet unknown injuries.

A man aged 30 from Oldham has since been charged with dangerous driving, fail to stop for police, driving with an expired provisional licence, no insurance and drink driving.

He has been released on bail and is due to appear before Llandudno Magistrates on September 9.

Officers are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen the vehicle to contact North Wales Police on 101 quoting reference number Y114538.

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