Four run after pursuit ends in crash

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A police chase in Papamoa ended with four people bailing from a vehicle after it crashed into a tree.

The pursuit began around 7.45pm, when a patrol car attempted to stop a suspicious vehicle outside Papamoa TAB

An officer signalled for the car to stop, but it took off, says police.

A short time after the pursuit began, the fleeing vehicle crashed into a tree on Waimarana Close and all four occupants of the vehicle fled the scene.

"There were no injuries," says a police spokesperson.

"Police are making enquiries to locate the driver."



2 Comments

Don't blame cars

Posted on 15-11-2017 13:14 | By clingon

Cars don't run away, drivers flee police....

Large Trees

Posted on 08-11-2017 16:01 | By Capt_Kaveman

Are good at stopping these run away cars, they much better then power poles

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