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Two arrested after 35-mile police chase along M3 ends in crash

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Two arrested after 35-mile police chase along M3 ends in crash

Published by the Eagle Radio News Team at 7:03pm 22nd June 2020. (Updated at 7:04pm 22nd June 2020)

Two men have been arrested following a pursuit on the M3 in Surrey and Hampshire.

Officers say they spotted a blue BMW being “driven erratically and at speed” near Junction 3 during the early hours of Sunday morning (21 June).

The car was pursued before coming to a stop at Junction 9 around 1.30am.

Surrey Police said the driver of the car, a 20-year-old man from Hackney, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated vehicle-taking, dangerous driving, failing to stop and public order.

He has been released under investigation.

Meanwhile the passenger, a 23-year-old man also from Hackney, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated vehicle-taking and has also been released under investigation.