Suspected drug driver arrested after reaching speeds of up to 120mph on M55

A suspected drug driver was arrested after he was caught reaching speeds of up to 120mph on the M55.
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A stinger was deployed to slow the vehicle and avoid a dangerous high-speed pursuit.

The vehicle was brought to a halt as it exited the motorway at junction 3 (Wesham Interchange).

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The motorist was arrested after failing a roadside drugs test and their vehicle was seized.

In a Tweet posted shortly before 10.25pm yesterday (August 22), a spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "Vehicle driving at speed in Preston seen by T3TacOps.

"Entered M55 towards Blackpool and drove at speeds 120mph+.

"Driver arrested for failing a roadside drug test and vehicle seized."

Lancashire Police have been approached for more information.

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