Dylan Winning-Brown was stopped at Combine St.
Dylan Winning-Brown was stopped at Combine St. Trevor Veale

Dangerous driver who was shot at by police gets jailed

A MAN who led police on a high-speed pursuit between Nambucca Heads and Coffs Harbour before a spectacular crash at the Combine St lights has been jailed.

Dylan Winning-Brown, 20, from Nambour, Queensland, led officers on a chase for more than 40km on the Pacific Highway in January.

He was stopped by police after an officer fired a shot at the white Ford Falcon.

The round hit the driver- side door frame pillar, inches away from Winning-Brown.

Dashcam footage showed Winning-Brown attempting to flee the approaching officers, hitting two other vehicles and mounting the kerb.

Police said he reached speeds of more than 190km/h during the chase and they terminated the pursuit twice after it reached dangerous speeds.

On Monday in Coffs Harbour Local Court, magistrate J. Gibson jailed Winning-Brown for two years with a non-parole period of 18 months.

Winning-Brown will be eligible for release on July 22, 2019.

He was also disqualified from driving for two years from February 26.

Winning-Brown's two other charges of negligent driving and resisting arrest were withdrawn.

An internal police investigation by Richmond Local Area Command was launched to investigate the shooting.