Pursuit ends in crash

CHASE: A 53-year-old Whyalla man will face court after crashing into a tree at Whyalla Norrie this morning while evading police.
CHASE: A 53-year-old Whyalla man will face court after crashing into a tree at Whyalla Norrie this morning while evading police.

A 53-year-old Whyalla man will face court after crashing into a tree at Whyalla Norrie this morning while evading police.

About 1.45am, Tuesday 16 July, police attempted to stop blue Mazda on Schulz Avenue. The driver failed to stop and the vehicle was pursued for a short distance.

The driver lost control and collided with a tree causing minor damage. The driver was not injured.

The man was arrested and charged with engaging in police pursuit and driving disqualified. His car was impounded for 28 days.

He has been bailed to appear in the Whyalla Magistrates Court on 9 September.