NZ Herald: Fleeing driver in stolen car injured after evading Auckland police pursuit

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It’s past time for a real rethink of the New Zealand police’s pursuits policy:

An Auckland man driving a stolen car fled police at excessive speeds before crashing into a wall, injuring himself and seriously injuring a female passenger.

Shortly after 3am on Wednesday, police spotted a stolen vehicle on Springs Road in East Tamaki and attempted to pull over the vehicle.

“The driver failed to stop for police and allegedly fled from police at excessive speed, with police soon losing sight of the vehicle,” a police spokesman said.

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