Man in court accused of sparking police pursuit in Sydney

A man’s faced court, accused of sparking a police pursuit in Sydney.

Just before midnight on Wednesday, Officers were patrolling Bathurst Street, Liverpool when they attempted to stop a blue Holden Commodore for a Random Breath Test.

But the driver of the Holden allegedly refused to stop so they gave chase.


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Police will allege the driver of the Holden then ignored a red light and reached speeds up to 90km/h in a 50km/h zone.

The pursuit ended a short-time later when the driver of the Holden entered a dead-end street.

The driver is accused of jumping out of the car and running off but was arrested nearby.

The man was breath tested and returned a negative result.

A 28-year-old man was taken to Liverpool Police Station where he was charged with police pursuit – not stop (‘Skye’s Law’) and drive manner dangerous.

He was granted conditional bail.