Police Helicopter Pursues Motorbike Hitting 180 mph on UK Motorway

The Metropolitan Police chased a teenage motorcyclist travelling at speeds of up to 180 mph along a busy motorway north of London on May 20, eventually arresting him after a 30-minute pursuit.

In this footage, the bike is observed by a police helicopter until officers are able to arrest the rider at a service station along the M1 in Buckinghamshire. Prior to the arrest, the driver is seen stopping, and then driving back down the motorway in the wrong direction.

Marian Vasilica Dragoi, a 19-year-old man from Haringey, pleaded guilty to dangerous driving on November 23. Credit: Metropolitan Police via Storyful