Man arrested after late night pursuit in Collier Row and Marks Gate

A damaged car at the corner Longhayes Avenye and Sheepcotes Road.

A damaged car left at the corner of Longhayes Avenue and Sheepcotes Road, just off Padnall Road where a 25-year-old man was earlier involved in a collision. - Credit: Archant

A man has been arrested after a late-night police pursuit in Collier Row and Marks Gate.

The 25-year-old was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and failing to stop after crashing in Padnall Lane, Marks Gate early yesterday (Thursday, January 7).

A Met Police spokesperson said officers on patrol had attempted to stop a driver in Clockhouse Lane, Collier Row at 12.20am.  

“The driver of the vehicle did not stop and instead drove off at excessive speed,” the spokesperson said. 

“A pursuit was authorised. 

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“The vehicle was involved in a collision in Padnall Road a short time later.” 

A police vehicle was also damaged. There were no injuries.

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