Traffic Cops: 130mph police chase through Derbyshire features on Channel 5 show

This was the moment a 130mph police chase which started in Chesterfield came to a dramatic end, as featured on Traffic Cops.

By Robert Cumber
Tuesday, 14th December 2021, 8:25 am

The Channel 5 documentary followed the dramatic pursuit during its latest episode, which aired on Monday, December 13.

The police chase happened on November 14, 2020, and continued for a remarkable 40 miles.

Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit revealed at the time how officers gave chase after the driver of a grey Volvo failed to stop when asked to pull over in Chesterfield that night.

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The aftermath of a 130mph police chase, which started in Chesterfield before coming to an end in Holmfirth, as featured on Channel 5's Traffic Cops (pic: Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit)

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The pursuit continued through South Yorkshire and into West Yorkshire, where it finally ended when the driver crashed the car into a wall in Holmfirth.

The driver ran from the vehicle but was tracked by a police air crew and soon arrested.

Police revealed how the driver had been travelling the whole way with a spare wheel on the front of the vehicle, reaching an astonishing 130mph during one stretch on the motorway.