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Shocking footage shows the dramatic moment a wild country lane police chase sends a speeding driver airborne with his car rotating twice. The driver was chased by patrol officers along narrow country lanes near Farnworth, Bolton.
The hair-raising clip, released by police, shows Michael Turner, 28, flying along single-track lanes while hitting speeds in excess of 60mph. Cops followed the silver hatchback car along the winding high-sided roads before Turner ran into the back of another driver.
After dramatically rolling his car, Turner did a runner from the scene and cops found class A and B drugs in the car.
A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said: “Following a lengthy investigation Michael Turner was identified as the driver of the vehicle and he was arrested and charged for dangerous driving and possession of Class A and B drugs with intent to supply.”
On Tuesday (May 9), he was jailed for four years and 10 months at Bolton Crown Court after pleading guilty to the offences.