Serious accident after driver failed to stop for police

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch
Dec 17, 2021 |

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Two people are in hospital, one in a serious condition, after a motorist failed to stop for police in Christchurch.

A police spokeswoman told Chris Lynch a vehicle that police had attempted to stop earlier – but did not enter in to a pursuit with – collided with another vehicle on Main North Road at Radcliffe Road.

The crash happened about midnight.

She said the driver of the second car received serious injuries.

The driver of the car which had earlier refused to stop fled the scene on foot, but was located with the assistance of a Police dog unit.

He was also taken to hospital with injuries.

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch

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