A DRIVER who reached speeds of up to 108mph while fleeing from police has been jailed.

Carl Johnstone, 27, of Wigton, drove at speed down narrow roads, on the opposite side of the road and though Wigton on the evening of November 27 2021.

He was sentenced to 16 months and given a two-year eight month driving ban on June 8.

Police have now released dashcam footage of the pursuit.

Mobile Support Group Officer PC 2499 Patterson said “Johnstone put others at risk with his dangerous driving.

“Luckily no one was seriously injured during the incident in what was treacherous conditions with parts of the roads visibly icy.

“The video shows just part of Johnstone's dangerous driving, driving at speed around blind corners and on the wrong side of the road.”