Arrest after vehicle travels wrong way on Salisbury ring road before crashing

Arrest after vehicle travels wrong way on Salisbury ring road before crashing

Published by Henrietta Creasey at 11:58am 13th July 2020.

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Wiltshire Police say a Vauxhall Astra was seen to travel at speed along Castle Street on Friday night (10th July) but failed to stop for officers.

The vehicle was then driven the wrong way down Churchill Way East between Castle Street and St Mark's, after the correct route was shut by Highways England due to works.

The Astra then crashed in Estcourt Road.

ARREST:

A man in his 20s was detained and arrested at the scene on suspicion of drink/drug driving, dangerous driving and failing to stop for officers. 

He remains in custody in Melksham.

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