Driver due to appear in court after police chase across Bristol left five injured

The 25-year-old has been charged with dangerous driving offences

A 25-year-old man is due in court today charged with dangerous driving offences after a police chase across Bristol left five people injured.

Macauley Tomlinson, from Midsomer Norton, has been charged with two counts of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

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The Ford was allegedly pursued by police through Bristol city centre and onto the M32 before continuing onto the A4174 where it was stopped by officers on Wellsway, Keynsham.

During the course of the police pursuit, the Ford was involved in a collision with two pedestrians on St Augustine’s Parade who required medical attention for minor injuries, before crashing into a police car and a third party vehicle on the northbound carriageway of the M32.

Tomlinson was remanded ahead of appearing at Bristol Magistrates Court today.