Driver flees on foot after police pursuit ends in crash in Margate

The chase ended in a crash at Poets Corner

A police pursuit in Margate ended in a crash this morning (June 13).

At around 10.05am armed Kent Police officers attempted to stop a car in Addington Street, Margate. The driver did not stop and was chased by police  before being involved in a crash with another car at Poets Corner.

Witnesses say two cars were severely damaged in the collision.

The driver fled the scene on foot and enquiries to establish his whereabouts and identity are ongoing.

The armed officers were the team on the scene but were not specifically called in for the incident.