A youth who drove a stolen Audi at speeds of 200km/hr in north Kildare rang Gardai to stop chasing him, a court heard.
The teenager (17) stole the high-powered Audi A4 in Co Roscommon on March 14th last and at one point he drove on the wrong side of the M4 motorway.
He also crashed through a toll barrier at Enfield as the chase continued.
Gardaí deployed two stinger devices to puncture his tyres and stop him during the pursuit, a Dublin court heard.
The teenager from Clondalkin, Dublin will be sentenced in December.
He already has 59 prior criminal convictions mostly for motoring offences and was already serving a custodial sentence.
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