January 7, 2015
Car demolishes garage after police pursuit through Highbridge

A police pursuit through Highbridge ended in drama when this car slammed into a garage on Tuesday afternoon (January 6th).

Police were following a suspect in a Ford Mondeo through the town when the incident occurred.

The silver Mondeo came to a crashing halt, demolishing a garage in John Street, near Tyler Way.

Local residents say they heard the collision. "There was a loud bang and the two people inside the car jumped out and ran off," said one local person.

Police spokesman Scott McPherson told "The incident occurred at 1.39pm when a car, a Ford Mondeo, crashed into a garage. Two people inside left the scene but the driver - a man - was later arrested and investigations are ongoing."

He confirmed the Mondeo had been being followed by a police car. Police sealed off the area while their investigations were underway.


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