Driver jumps out of Mercedes while it was still moving during M40 police chase near Banbury

But they had not accounted for the nearby police dog handlers who were able to catch and arrest them

By News Reporter
Wednesday, 22nd June 2022, 11:30 am
Updated Wednesday, 22nd June 2022, 11:33 am
Warwickshire Police helped with the recover of the Mercedes (photo by OPU Warwickshire)
Warwickshire Police helped with the recover of the Mercedes (photo by OPU Warwickshire)

A driver jumped out of their Mercedes while it was still moving during a police chase with police near Banbury.

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But they had not accounted for the nearby police dog handlers who were able to catch and arrest them.

Thames Valley Police pursued the driver along the M40 near Banbury yesterday (Tuesday) before the vehicle was abandoned just off junction 12.

The driver had been wanted on a recall to prison since March.