Driver re­verses into cop car dur­ing chase

Kapi-Mana News - - FRONT PAGE - AM­BER-LEIGH WOOLF

A driver crashed into a fence and re­versed into a po­lice car in Porirua af­ter be­ing chased on sus­pi­cion of drink­ing and driv­ing.

The man was not in­jured in the crash and was ar­rested at the scene.

A po­lice me­dia spokes­woman said a mem­ber of the pub­lic first re­ported a sus­pected drink driver.

Po­lice at­tempted to stop the ve­hi­cle on Ti­tahi Bay Rd at about 2.50am on Thurs­day last week.

But the driver didn’t stop and fled from the po­lice.

The pur­suit ended with the driver’s car crashed through a fence on Whanga Cres­cent.

He then re­versed his car into a po­lice car.

The spokes­woman said no one was in­jured and the po­lice car re­ceived mi­nor dam­age.

The man was as­sessed at the lo­ca­tion of the crash for drink driv­ing.

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