A Surrey driver has been jailed after he crashed his car outside of a hospital following a police pursuit. The 27-year-old was flagged down by officers for acting suspiciously and he was later found to have been driving whilst already disqualified.
Charlie Wall, of Vale Road, Ash Vale, was pursued by the police shortly after midnight on November 28. Officers had flagged Wall down, but instead of complying, the disqualified driver sped off, triggering a police chase.
The pursuit ended when Wall crashed his car outside of Frimley Park Hospital in Camberley . Surrey Police officers caught up with Wall and arrested him.
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Wall appeared at Guildford Crown Court on January 5. He pleaded guilty to dangerous driving, driving whilst disqualified, driving without insurance, breach of a community order, and breach of a suspended sentence.
The judge sentenced Wall to 30 months in prison and disqualified him from driving for five years and three months, with the added requirement of having to take an extended re-test. Investigating Officer, PC Adam Grindlay, said; "Speeding and dangerous driving are both part of the 'fatal 5' - those that cause the most deaths on UK roads.
"The outcome of this incident could have been a lot worse and Mr Wall is lucky that no-one was injured by his actions. Officers from our roads policing unit are on the roads 24/7, 365 days a year, so if you are willing to drive dangerously, chances are we will catch you."
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