7 Oct 2014

Car crashes during Chch police pursuit

3:10 pm on 7 October 2014

A car has crashed during a police pursuit in Christchurch this afternoon.

The Serious Crash Unit is at the scene of the crash on State Highway 76, which has been reduced to one lane, a police spokesperson said.

The pursuit started just before 1pm, when a driver failed to stop after being signalled to do so in Addington, the spokesperson said.

They chased the car on to the Southern Motorway, where it crashed.

A man has been arrested for driving while forbidden.