South Gloucestershire police arrested a man yesterday after a car crashed on the A38 at Alveston on Tuesday October 06 2009.
Officers were called to the scene at about 8.10pm by a member of the public who had seen a car being driven erratically and then crash on a garage forecourt.
Three people had been in the car. Two made off but one was arrested.
The car, a Peugeot 206, turned out to have been stolen in Bristol on Sunday October 04 2009.
A 32-year-old man from Bristol remains in police custody today, Wednesday October 07 2009.
Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has any information which could help their enquiries, to contact Staple Hill Police Station on 0845 456 7000. Alternatively call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Source: Avon and Somerset Police