Pursuit – North Sydney
Police have charged a 31-year-old man with a number of traffic related offences after he allegedly failed to stop when directed to do so by police, after being detected travelling at 25 km/h over the speed limit in North Sydney over the weekend.
Around 9:30am Saturday 24th April police were performing speed enforcement duties on the Warringah Freeway at North Sydney when they allegedly detected a white Volkswagen Golf travelling at 105 in an 80 zone.
Police attempted to stop the vehicle but the driver of the Volkswagen accelerated harshly away from police. Police pursued the vehicle north bound along the Warringah Freeway but lost sight of the vehicle as it exited the freeway at St Leonards. Police continued patrolling the area and came across the vehicle a short time later to find it had been involved in a collision with two other vehicles.
The driver was arrested and has been charged with driving recklessly, driving while unlicensed, exceed speed by more than 20km/h, not stop at red light and use unregistered vehicle he will face Hornsby Local court in June.