Three people have been taken to hospital following a pursuit on the central coast overnight.
About 1.40am (Tuesday 8 June 2021), Central Coast Highway Patrol officers noticed a Toyota Corolla travelling at speed on Mcdonalds Road, Lisarow.
Officers attempted to pull the vehicle over however, it failed to stop.
Police pursued the vehicle along Henry Parry Drive, Gosford, where it crashed into a power pole – bringing down power lines. A man and two women got out of the car before it caught alight.
All three were arrested; one woman was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital for suspected internal injuries and a fractured sternum.
The second woman was flown to Royal North Shore Hospital due to a pre-existing spinal injury and a suspected fractured ankle.
The male went to Gosford Hospital with complaints of an ankle injury.
A full investigation is now underway by officers from Brisbane Water Police District, together with officers from the Crash Investigation Unit.
Traffic diversions are in place around the crash site on Henry Parry Drive; motorists are encouraged to avoid the area where possible.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.