• Sun. Jul 3rd, 2022

M25 chase with motorbike driving wrong way injures police officer in crash

Byscarcity news

Feb 1, 2022

Scarcity has obtained footage of the moment a suspected bike thief was filmed driving into oncoming traffic while being pursued by a police Helicopter and cars on a motorway near Swanley,Kent.

The driver weaves in and out of traffic narrowly missing vehicles on multiple occasions.

Following the riders reckless actions the police made efforts to stop the bike and this resulted in a officer being inured and taken to hospital.

Today the driver has been charged in connection with the crash involving his motorcycle that was filmed driving the wrong way on the M25 before hitting the police officer, leaving him seriously injured.

The motorway was closed in both directions near Junction 3 for Swanley, Kent, following the collision.

Patrols and the police helicopter responded to reports of a suspected stolen motorcycle in north Kent. 

The black and orange KTM Duke motorbike later joined the M25 near Dartford where it is alleged to have travelled in the opposite direction, against the flow of traffic.

https://scarcity-studios.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/IMG_3190.mp4

At around 4.05pm on the anti-clockwise carriageway near Junction 3, the motorcycle hit a roads policing constable who was out of his vehicle.

The officer was taken to a London hospital with serious injuries, where he remains in a stable condition.

On Monday 24 January, Charlie Bishop, of Hillhouse Road, Dartford was charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent, causing serious injury by driving dangerously and aggravated vehicle taking.

Driver charged

The 26-year-old was remanded in custody to appear before Medway Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 25 January.

Investigators are continuing to appeal for witnesses who may have witnessed the incident to contact the appeal line.