A dangerous driver who led police on a high-speed chase and went the wrong way round a roundabout has been jailed.

Stefan Bradley drove off from officers at speeds of more than 100mph near Kingston on the A27 towards Brighton on July 24 this year.

Lewes Crown Court heard officers identified the Kia Ceed heading westbound from the Beddingham roundabout on the A27 near Lewes.

The vehicle stopped shortly after the Kingston roundabout but when an officer approached on foot, Bradley drove away at high speed.

After turning at Falmer, he drove back towards Polegate, where police followed from Eastbourne Road to The Thatching and then to Park Croft where the vehicle was abandoned.

An officer chased Bradley on foot to an address in Farmlands Close where he was arrested.


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Bradley appeared before Lewes Crown Court on September 12 where he admitted dangerous driving and failing to provide a specimen of blood for analysis when suspected of being over the legal limit for alcohol or a prescribed drug.

The unemployed 27-year-old, of Eastbourne Road, Polegate, was sentenced to 14 months in prison. He was disqualified from driving for three years.

Speaking after the case, Sergeant Vicki Rees said: “Bradley’s driving was reckless and he put himself, our officers and other road users at high risk of harm.

“We know that speeding and also driving while intoxicated through drink or drugs are among the main reasons why people are killed or seriously injured.

“We are pleased that a dangerous driver has been taken off our streets and our roads."