Police have released footage of a motorist they caught travelling up to 146mph in Wiltshire. He has also been charged with drink driving
Billy James Rich, aged 23, of The Green, Highworth, was driving a black BMW on the A350 shortly after midnight on 21 June when he overtook an unmarked police vehicle at speed.
He continued at speed on the M4, reaching 146mph and was subsequently stopped by officers from Tri-Force travelling eastbound between junction 17 (Chippenham) and junction 16 (West Swindon).
He was charged with drink driving and speeding and appeared at Swindon Magistrates Court where he pleaded guilty to the charges.
He was disqualified from driving for 22 months, fined £692, and ordered to pay £69 victim surcharge and Crown Prosecution Costs of £85.
- Watch police dashcam footage of the driver reaching speeds of 146mph before he was stopped