Amir Khan, 28, didn’t realise the Bentley he employed was fitted with a digicam and tracker (Image: Nottingham Police)
A driver was caught racing a Bentley at 100mph earlier than operating a pink mild and almost smashing right into a police automotive.
Amir Khan, 28, was jailed after hiring the £200,000 supercar for a marriage and tearing via the streets in August final 12 months.
In hair-raising dashcam footage, Khan jumps a pink mild then brakes laborious to keep away from ploughing side-on into the patrol car.
He shouts ‘what?’ earlier than swearing at officers once they pull up alongside him, and drives off at velocity.
Reaching 70mph in a 20mph zone, he makes use of a bus lane to undertake different automobiles earlier than hitting greater than 80mph the place the restrict was 30mph.
However the speedster hadn’t realised the automotive he had employed for £500 a day was fitted with cameras and a tracker.
The proprietor was alerted by Khan driving at speeds of over 100mph from Durham, the place he had employed the automotive, to Nottingham.
After the police chase the automotive was discovered deserted close to Khan’s residence in Woman Bay, Nottingham, and was recovered by the proprietor.
Khan was pursued by officers after he almost crashed right into a police automotive (Image: Nottinghamshire Police)
A Nottinghamshire Police spokesperson stated: ‘A digicam contained in the Bentley confirmed Khan driving on the fallacious aspect of the highway at velocity in an effort to overtake automobiles in a 20mph zone.
‘He’s additionally caught turning proper at a no proper flip signal and endeavor in a bus lane.
‘Officers used the gap the black SUV travelled and the time it took to calculate that Khan had pushed at speeds of over 70mph in Faraday Street, which is a 20mph zone and over 80mph in Derby Street, which has a 30mph velocity restrict.’
Detective Sergeant Jon Kerry added: ‘This was unbelievably harmful behaviour by Khan and it was extremely fortunate that nobody was damage because of this.
‘At factors he was driving at speeds of over 80mph in a extremely busy space the place there have been a number of folks out and about.
‘He confirmed a whole disregard for different folks’s security and I can solely think about that his motivation for hiring the automotive was to drive it on this harmful approach.
‘I’m glad we have been in a position to put Khan earlier than the courts and maintain him accountable for his actions.’
Khan was sentenced to seven years and 7 months after pleading responsible to harmful driving.
The sentencing additionally included jail time for Khan’s conviction for conspiracy to provide class A medication in Nottingham between October 2018 and April 2019.
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