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Heavily-tattooed man he led police on a terrifying chase

  • Police chased a man driving at up to 120 km/h on the wrong side of the road 
  • In the dramatic chase, the man did not stop until tyre spikes were deployed
  • Jimmy Peter David McClure faced court over 13 driving and drug offences 

A heavily-tattooed man has been charged after allegedly driving at high speeds on the wrong side of a busy highway.

Police allege Jimmy Peter David McClure drove at up to 120 km/h on the wrong side of the Gateway Motorway in Queensland.

In a terrifying pursuit, the man did not stop until tyre spikes were deployed by police chasing him from the Glasshouse Mountains to Brisbane, police say. 

He has been charged with 13 driving and drugs offences, and three counts of serious assault on police, the Courier Mail reports.    

Jimmy Peter David McClure (pictured) has been charged with 13 offences after allegedly driving at high speeds on the wrong side of a busy highway.

The dramatic chase on the busy highway was captured by police air footage on Sunday night.  

Mr McClure did not apply for bail at the Richlands Magistrate Court on Monday, and lawyer Andrew Palumbo said he was unsure which way his client would plead. 

He told the the Courier Mail outside the court Mr McClure appeared to receive a ‘large gash to his head’ during the arrest.

Mr McClure will face court again on June 25.

Mr McClure faced the Richlands Magistrate Court on Monday and did not apply for bail 

Mr McClure faced the Richlands Magistrate Court on Monday and did not apply for bail 

 

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