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Police pursuit in the south coast

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A woman has been charged following two police pursuits at Ulladulla and East Lynne yesterday.

About 12.30pm on Saturday 10 February 2018, police were informed of a vehicle allegedly driving dangerously on the Princes Highway, near Fisherman’s Paradise.

The white Mitsubishi sedan was sighted by police about 1pm driving south along the Princes Highway at Ulladulla and a pursuit was initiated.

Shortly after, it is alleged the sedan mounted a gutter and collided with a parked vehicle before travelling at dangerous speeds.

As a result, the pursuit was terminated.

About 1.20pm, police initiated a second pursuit after the vehicle was sighted on the Princes Highway, East Lynne.

The pursuit was again terminated due to the manner of driving.

The vehicle was later found abandoned at Mogo.

About 2.15pm, police arrested a woman near a caravan park at Moruya.

She was taken to Moruya Hospital then to Bateman’s Bay Police Station.

The 26-year-old woman was charged with fourteen offences including;

  • Drive motor vehicle during disqualification period
  • Police pursuit – not stop – drive dangerously (x2)
  • Drive manner dangerous (x2)
  • Negligent driving (x3)
  • She was refused bail and was due to appear in Batemans Bay Local Court on Sunday, February 11.

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