Police are searching for man after he fled from a car during a pursuit with police at Cataract near Wollongong yesterday.
Just before 6pm, (Tuesday 22 October 2019), an unmarked police vehicle was travelling south on the M1, when he noticed a Ford Falcon travelling in the same direction allegedly at high speed.
The officer activated lights and sirens and attempted to pull the car over, however, the vehicle accelerated, and a pursuit was initiated.
The Ford turned into Picton Road, lost control and collided with a safety barrier.
The driver fled the scene on foot, entering bushland and was pursued by the officer.
A perimeter was established, and the search was assisted by the Dog Unit and the Rescue and Bomb Disposal Unit who launched a drone.
The man was unable to be located.
The man is described as being in his mid to late 30s, about 180cm tall with a thin build, brown hair and a fair complexion.
Investigations are continuing.