Driver involved in South Auckland police pursuit still in critical condition

10:35 am on 12 April 2020

The driver of a car involved in a police chase on Friday night in South Auckland remains in a critical condition.

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Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

The fleeing car ended up hitting a police dog van after losing control on a corner in Manurewa on Friday night.

A police dog handler suffered a broken leg, while the two people in the car were also injured.

The police officer remains in hospital in a stable condition.

The male driver is critical and the female passenger is stable.

Police say no charges have yet been laid over the incident.