FOOTAGE of the shocking moment a Totton mum raced away from police with young children in the back of her BMW has been released.
Tegan Bulley has been branded as a ‘far below competent driver’ after she narrowly avoided jail.
As reported, the 29-year-old single mother overtook an unmarked police car before racing off at 90mph, bombing through red lights and accelerating up the wrong side of the road as officers gave chase.
She had two young children in the vehicle, and they had not been secured in car seats.
PC Theo McNulty of Hampshire Constabulary’s Roads Policing Unit has since commented on the case.
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“The standard of driving exhibited by Bulley falls far below what is expected of a careful and competent driver,” she said.
“This is aggravated by the fact that she had her two young children, aged five and eight, in the car at the time of the offense with no child seats in the vehicle to restrain them.
“The undue care shown is beyond belief. She not only put herself and her children at considerable risk, but the officers involved in the pursuit and other roads users at risk too.
“Thankfully her actions did not result in a road traffic collision as I have no doubt that someone could have been seriously injured, or worse, fatally wounded.
“We hope that this serves as a reminder to the dangers of driving at excess speeds and that we will always do what we can to bring those responsible to justice and place them in front of the courts.”
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