Car passes po­lice at 200km/h

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AN NT po­lice ve­hi­cle was passed by a Holden sedan do­ing more than 200 km/h on Tiger Bren­nan Dr be­fore of­fi­cers be­gan a high-speed chase.

The po­lice of­fi­cers were trav­el­ling along Tiger Bren­nan Dr about 3.30pm on Thurs­day when they say they were over­taken by a ma­roon Holden Caprice with NT reg­is­tra­tion plates, CC59ZM.

Po­lice al­lege the car was trav­el­ling at more than 200km/h. The of­fi­cers tried to stop the sedan as it turned on to Amy John­son Dr. But the ve­hi­cle failed to stop and of­fi­cers be­gan a pur­suit.

The ve­hi­cle turned on to the Stu­art High­way be­fore the driver pulled a U-turn out­side the Avi­a­tion Mu­seum and be­gan driv­ing back down Amy John­son Dr through heavy traf­fic.

Po­lice ended the chase for safety rea­sons and are search­ing for the driver, call­ing for any wit­nesses to come for­ward.

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