Dangerous driving

A teenager has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving after hitting speeds of 180mph on his motorbike during a 30-minute police chase.

Marian Vasilica Dragoi, 19, jumped red lights, mounted pavements and rode on the wrong side of the road in a bid to escape, the Metropolitan Police said.

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Officers spotted his high-powered bike, with a false number plate, at around 9.20pm on May 20 in the Wood Green area of north London.

He hit speeds of 70mph in a 20mph zone and was clocked at 180mph on the M1 before he rode the wrong way along the motorway’s hard shoulder to refuel.

Dragoi, from Wood Green, was stopped on the forecourt of the petrol station and arrested.

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