Appeal to trace dangerous driver after police cars and other vehicles are hit  

Police are appealing for witnesses after a Seat Leon was driven dangerously in Yate and along the Ring Road towards Keynsham on Monday afternoon, hitting two police cars and other vehicles.

The driver of the silver car rammed two police cars shortly after 2.30pm on Westerleigh Road before driving off at speed.

It was then driven dangerously on the A4174 towards Keynsham, colliding with a number of vehicles and driving the wrong way around a roundabout.

Avon & Somerset police said today: “Additional units were deployed and pursued the vehicle for a short distance before losing sight of it.

“The police helicopter was also called in to assist in the search but they were unable to locate it.

“Thankfully, we’ve not had reports of any vehicles being significantly damaged or anyone sustaining any significant injuries.

“Enquiries to locate the driver of the vehicle and a wanted man sighted inside the vehicle are ongoing.”

Anyone who witnessed any part of the incident, or who has any other information which could help police locate those inside the vehicle, is asked to call 101 and provide the call handler with the reference 5221206396.

 Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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