Wigan man jailed for driving whilst disqualified for the seventh time

A Wigan man has been jailed for 16 weeks after driving whilst disqualified for the seventh time.

Saturday, 13th April 2019, 11:18 am
Updated Saturday, 13th April 2019, 11:29 am
Police chased the Vectra before arresting the driver

On Thursday, Lancashire police officers had a "short pursuit" with a Vectra in Hoghton.

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The driver James Byres from Frog Lane had already been banned from driving six times.

Lancashire Road Police Tweeted: "Yesterday MN21 had a short pursuit with this Vectra in Hoghton. The driver James Byres, Frog Lane, Wigan was already disqualified from driving X 6!!! Having only been recently released from prison for driving offences he was arrsted & was today sent back for 16 weeks. #T1TacOps