Gillingham man Danny Brookfield charged after 10-mile police chase
Police chase in Twydall.
Pictures: Tom Jagot-Jarvis
A young man is due in court tomorrow on a string of motoring
charges after a police chase across Kent.
Danny Brookfield, of Pier Road, Gillingham, is set to
appear before Medway magistrates following a 10-mile
The 20-year-old has been charged with dangerous driving,
driving without insurance, failing to stop after an accident,
driving while disqualified and attempting to escape lawful
Kent Police said a second man remains in custody after officers
chased a Land Rover-type vehicle on Thursday morning.
The chase started on the Sheppey crossing and ended with a man
being surrounded by officers in Beechings Way, Twydall at around
During the pursuit a police car was hit, but no officers were
The two men in the suspects' vehicle were taken to hospital. One
suffered serious, but not life-threatening, injuries.
Police appear to surround
suspect on the ground
Medway firefighters were called to the scene shortly
after 6am after reports the 4x4 vehicle was alight.
However, when the crew arrived there was no fire and
they ensured the vehicle was safe.
A close-up of the police
At least 12 police vehicles can be seen in these pictures taken
by resident Tom Jagot-Jarvis.
Police confirmed a patrol car tried to stop the vehicle at
just before 6am on the A249 Sheppey Crossing.
However, the vehicle later lost control in Beechings Way.
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