Wakefield man arrested for doing 130mph on the M1 motorway

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A SPEEDING driver was arrested after a police chase which reached speeds of 130mph.

People reported the 42-year-old Wakefield man driving dangerously in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Officers caught up with the man near junction 40 of the M1 at Ossett, but when they signalled for him to stop he drove off at speed through a red light.

He was stopped and arrested shortly afterwards.