after Burnham-On-Sea seafront police chase and crash
man has been arrested in Burnham-On-Sea following a police chase
through the town at the weekend that ended in a seafront crash.
first reported here,
several residents saw the silver Audi pictured here being pursued
at speed by police along Marine Drive and The Esplanade before its
driver lost control in Maddock's Slade. Then driver then ran away
from the car.
spokeswoman Niamh Byrne told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "A vehicle
pursuit took place at around 1.30pm on Saturday November 5th after
a vehicle tried to make off from police."
vehicle was in collision with a wall in Maddock's Slade before the
driver made off on foot."
said the police helicopter had been called in to search for the
man, who was later found and arrested for driving while disqualified.
said the vehicle hit a pavement curb, then struck the sea wall,
before coming to a rest in Maddock's Slade with a damaged wheel,
as pictured below.
Pictured: The crash scene in Burnham-On-Sea on Saturday afternoon