Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Driver Flees from Horror Crash after Police Pursuit

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Driver Flees from Horror Crash after Police Pursuit

Article excerpt

A driver being pursued by police managed to evade officers after escaping this horrific smash.

Greater Manchester Police say they went in pursuit of the Citroen Xsara Picasso after it went through a 'no entry' sign in Ashton- under-Lyne town centre in the early hours of yesterday.

Officers signalled for the vehicle to pull over using blue lights, but the driver ignored the request and 'sped off' from the scene.

The chase came to a dramatic end shortly afterwards when the Picasso smashed into two parked cars on Globe Lane, in Dukinfield - about half a mile from the town centre - just before 2.30am.

You can see from the image how the front end of the Picasso is completely destroyed, with the bumper in pieces in the middle of the road. …

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