MAN CHARGED OVER POLICE PURSUIT AND CRASH

A man has been charged over a dangerous police pursuit on the Pacific Highway at Doyalson.

The 35-year-old was stopped and breath-tested late Friday afternoon after being caught speeding.

When told he was under arrest, he allegedly started up his vehicle and led police on a chase, before crashing into another car and a small passenger bus.

He faces charges of speeding, reckless driving and escaping custody and will appear in court on August 24.

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