Suspected drug driver flips car after misjudging bend following police chase on M6 near Lancaster

A suspected drug driver was arrested after they flipped their car following a police chase on the M6 near Lancaster.

Wednesday, 6th October 2021, 1:11 pm

A driver attempted to reverse ram a police car in Lancaster city centre after failing to stop on the M6 on Monday evening (October 4).

Despite initially making off from the scene, the driver eventually misjudged a bend, causing the Ford Fiesta to flip onto its side.

The driver proceeded to flee the area following the crash, but was detained a "couple of miles away" by a sergeant from the Morecambe task force.

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Police dogs also managed to find the discarded car keys in a field despite the heavy rain.

Officers said they tested positive for alcohol, cannabis and cocaine.

They now face two charges of dangerous driving and two charges of impaired driving.

Officers said they tested positive for alcohol, cannabis and cocaine after being detained by police. (Credit: @LancsRoadPolice)

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A suspected drug driver flipped their car following a police chase on the M6 near Lancaster. (Credit: @LancsRoadPolice)