Police pursuit, man charged in Gordon

A man has been charged following a police pursuit on Sydney’s Upper North Shore early this morning, NSW Police say.

Just before 3.30am today, police saw a black Holden Commodore driving out of a service station on the Pacific Highway at Lindfield, allegedly exceeding the speed limit.

A pursuit commenced where it’s alleged the Holden reached speeds of about 120km/h.

The vehicle crashed at the intersection of the Pacific Highway and St Johns Avenue, Gordon, hitting a metal centre divider and the wall of a business.

Officers from Kuring-Gai Local Area Command arrested the driver, a 31-year-old man. He was not injured.

His passenger, a 21-year-old woman, was also uninjured.

The man was taken to Hornsby Police Station where he was charged with police pursuit – not stop – drive dangerously, drive recklessly/furiously or speed/manner dangerous, and never licensed person drive vehicle on road.

He was refused bail to appear at Hornsby Local Court today.

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