Police shared an image of the vehicle after the crash (credit: @EPRoadsPolicing)
Officers unsuccessfully signalled to the driver to stop after the blue Ford Focus Zetec was spotted speeding along Heath Road, in Orsett Heath at around 6.55pm yesterday evening,
The driver then lost control on a bend in the road and crashed into the front of a house.
The driver of this cloned car thought they could outrun my BMW by driving by failing to stop at 110MPH in a 50MPH limit – He was wrong but unfortunately crashed into an innocent persons house. Driver arrested for lots and lots of offences and thankfully no one hurt! ? PS pic.twitter.com/YDcJpMVJZP
— Essex Roads Policing #SlowDownSaveLives (@EPRoadsPolicing) June 1, 2020
A spokesperson for Essex Police said: “A 23-year-old man from Wickford was taken to hospital for treatment before being taken into custody.
“He has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, theft of a motor vehicle, failing to stop when directed, drug driving, driving without a licence and driving without insurance.”
The spokesperson added that the suspect remains in custody for questioning.
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