Police in pursuit of car near Pottsville

UPDATE 11.19am. The driver of a car involved in a pursuit from Tyagarah along the Pacific Motorway and across the Queensland border is in police custody.

Police from the Tweed Byron Local Area Command are working with Queensland officers who arrested the man on Currumbin Valley Road. 

 

UPDATE 11:10AM: The tyre of a car involved in a police pursuit on the Pacific Motorway has been popped by road spikes.

A highway patrol officer involved in the pursuit has reported the driver is continuing to drive on the car's rim near the Stewart Road off-ramp at Tugun.

All NSW police vehicles have been requested not to continue pursuing the vehicle as it is now in Queensland.

INITIAL REPORT: POLICE are preparing to stop a car using road spikes following a pursuit on the Pacific Motorway which started at Tyagarah.

An unknown vehicle driven by a person police believe to be unlicensed was followed northbound on the motorway about 10:40am.

Officers involved in the pursuit reported the vehicle took the Gulgan Rd exit toward Mullumbimby, then continued north on the motorway.

Highway patrol cars involved in the pursuit have requested permission to use road spikes to stop the vehicle.

Police have reported the driver of the car has thrown a bag from the vehicle.

The car is continuing north on the motorway with speeds in excess of 140km/h being reported by pursing vehicles near Cudgera Creek.

More details to come.



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