A DRIVER drove the wrong way down the A4174 after being chased by the police.

On Tuesday, October 20, a silver BMW with a black front bumper was driving dangerously in Midsomer Norton.

The driver failed to stop for officers who then pursued it through the Keynsham, Stockwood, Barrs Court and Longwell Green areas.

The driver then drove the wrong way down the A4174, and the pursuit ended.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police said: "The vehicle was later found abandoned before being seized.

"A number of cars were damaged during the incident, which started at 4.45pm.

"An 18-year-old man was later arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and has been released under investigation.

"Police would like to hear from any motorists who witnessed what happened and are particularly keen for anyone with dashcam footage of the incident to come forward.

"If you can help, contact 101 and quote reference 5220238305."