Pursuit ends in arrest at Cavan, South Australia

A man has been arrested following a pursuit at O’Halloran Hill last night.

Just after 10pm on Monday 31 August, police spotted a stolen black Nissan Skyline speeding along the Southern Expressway.

A traffic patrol attempted to stop the car but the driver refused to pull over and it continued speeding along the down track towards Sturt Road.

Police terminated the pursuit due to safety reasons but kept observations of it from a distance.

Patrols noticed the Nissan had started to blow a lot of smoke as it turned off onto Sturt Road and continued diving along South Road and Ayliffes Road before heading towards Anzac Highway.

The Police Helicopter took over observations of the stolen car on Richmond Road and onto South Road. It was tracked through back streets of Regency Park and onto the Northern Expressway to Port Wakefield Road.

Road spikes were used successfully on Port Wakefield Road at Cavan, and the car came to a stop soon after.

The driver a 33-year old man from Paralowie ran from the car but was apprehended a short distance away.

Checks revealed the car had been stolen from a Happy Valley address on 21 July.

The man will be charged with a raft of offences including later today with aggravated drive to evade police, illegal use of a motor vehicle, drive disqualified and using a vehicle with unassigned plates.

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