Bad move! ‘Crazy’ ‘drink driver’ overtakes police car at 130mph on the M60
- A suspected drunk driver was filmed driving at 130mph by police on the M60
- The suspect drove past a squad car north of Manchester early this morning
- Greater Manchester Police said the driver blew over the limit on the roadside
- Officers said the suspect refused to provide a sample when taken to the station
A suspected drunk driver has been arrested after he was spotted driving at up to 130mph along a motorway.
The driver failed to see a Greater Manchester Police patrol car travelling along the M60 at 40mph at 2am today.
Footage from inside the patrol car shows the suspect’s vehicle shoot past on the outside lane.
Greater Manchester Police posted footage on Twitter of a car chase on the M60 motorway earlier this morning where a driver blew over the drink-drive limit
The suspect’s car was driving along the outside lane of the M60 north of Manchester early this morning
Within seconds, the car was disappearing into the distance such was the speed it was travelling at
Instantly, the patrol car’s driver goes into pursuit mode and the speedometer on the video footage rapidly hits three figures as the powerful cruiser follows the suspect.
The suspect was arrested after a Tactical Pursuit And Containment (TPAC).
According to GMP Traffic’s Twitter account: ‘If you drive like this then you’re going to attract the attention of traffic.
‘The driver of this vehicle reached speeds of 130mph before being stopped using TPAC tactics by Road Policing Unit West.’
Officers confirmed the driver blew over the drink-drive limit on the roadside but refused to provide a sample back at the station.
The suspect passed the squad car around Junction 17 on the M60 and left the motorway at Junction 15 before joining the M61.’
Greater Manchester Police confirmed they have charged the driver with several offences.
One social media user described the driver’s actions as ‘crazy’.
The police car passed 130mph to catch up to the suspect who was stopped on the M61