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Watch drugged up 21-year-old lead police on a high speed chase through Cambridgeshire

A 21-year-old man led police on a cocaine-fuelled chase through South Cambridgeshire.

Chad Courtney reached speeds of 90mph as he drove his Seat Ibiza down Hinton Way in Great Shelford on September 23 last year.

Officers had already attempted to stop Courtney as he drove along Brooks Road in Cambridge earlier just after 7.30pm.

Two members of the public attempted to stop Courtney during the chase (Image: Cambs police)

He then pulled over in Perne Road, pretending to stop for officers before speeding off.

In a desperate bid to escape, Courtney swerved into oncoming traffic, narrowly missing passing motorists before racing along Hinton Way at almost 90mph.

The pursuit was almost ended by two members of the public who blocked the road with their vehicles, but Courtney navigated his way through a narrow gap to speed off once more.

He eventually lost control of the Seat in London Road, veering into a grass verge.

Courtney eventually stopped after hitting a grass verge (Image: Cambs police)

Courtney, of no fixed abode but from the Cambridge area, was arrested at the scene and later pleaded guilty to charges of dangerous driving, driving without a license, failing to stop, driving under the influence of cocaiRead More – Source

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