Woman charged following pursuit - Cowra
Wednesday, 04 August 2021 10:54:28 AM
A woman has been charged following a police pursuit in the state’s Central West yesterday.
Just after 11.30am (Tuesday 3 August 2021), officers from Chifley Police District were patrolling when they attempted to stop a red Mitsubishi Lancer on Vaux Street, Cowra, for the purpose of a random breath test.
Police will allege the vehicle failed to stop, and a pursuit commenced.
The Mitsubishi travelled through Cowra, before the pursuit as terminated due to safety concerns.
A short time later, the Mitsubishi hit a marked police vehicle on Buronga Street.
The driver, a 21-year-old woman, attempted to flee on foot before being arrested after a short struggle. Her passenger was assessed by paramedics at the scene.
The driver was taken to Cowra Police Station and charged with:
- police pursuit - not stop - drive recklessly
- use unregistered registrable class A motor vehicle on road
- use uninsured motor vehicle
- exceed speed > 30 km/h
- not comply conditions of licence
- custody of knife in public place
- possess prohibited drug
- contravene prohibition/restriction in AVO.
She was refused bail to appear at Cowra Local Court today (Wednesday 4 August 2021).
The two officers in the police vehicle were assessed by paramedics but did not require further medical treatment.