A TEENAGER has been arrested after allegedly leading police on a wild car chase through Sydney’s southwest.
The 17-year-old boy was spotted by police behind the wheel of a stolen Ford Falcon sedan travelling along the Princes Highway at Carlton on Saturday morning.
Officers tried to intercept the vehicle around 7.15am, but the teenage driver failed to stop and instead sped off.
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Police gave chase but were forced to terminate the pursuit a short time later due to safety concerns.
A Highway Patrol unit spotted the stolen Ford speeding along Henry Lawson Drive at Milperra 15 minutes later.
Officers tried to stop the vehicle, but the driver led them on a high-speed chase to Riverwood where the stolen vehicle came to a stop after crashing into a patrol car.
A police dog was called in to sniff out the 17-year-old driver who fled the scene with his two passengers.
He was arrested a short time later and taken to St George Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries before being taken to St George Police Station where he remains this afternoon, assisting police with their inquiries.