28 May 2017

Two injured after car flees police

10:47 am on 28 May 2017

One person has suffered serious injuries while another has minor injuries after a car crashed in Lower Hutt while fleeing police.

Police car at a check point in Mana, Wellington.

Photo: RNZ / Alexander Robertson

A car that had failed to stop for police collided with another car around 8pm on High Street.

Police said the driver of the fleeing vehicle suffered minor injuries and was arrested at the scene, while the driver of the other car was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Police said the Serious Crash Unit was investigating the incident.

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has also been notified.