Moree: woman charged following police pursuit

A woman has been charged following a police pursuit in Moree yesterday.

About 3pm (Friday 12 August 2016), police from Moree Target Action Group were patrolling Edward Street, Moree when they observed a maroon Holden Statesman and tried to stop the vehicle for a random breath test.

A pursuit was engaged when the driver of the Holden Statesman failed to stop for police.

The officers terminated the pursuit when the Holden Statesman travelled into a grassed area on Boland Drive.

Shortly after, the Holden Statesman whilst approaching the intersection of Edward and Anne Street allegedly collided with a White Toyota Landcruiser utility and a White Subaru Forrester after it failed to make a turn.

The 45-year-old male driver of the Toyota Landcruiser was uninjured.

The 61-year-old male driver and his passenger were treated at the scene for non serious injuries by NSW Ambulance Paramedics before being conveyed to Moree hospital for treatment.

The 32-year-old female driver of the Holden Statesman was taken to Moree Base Hospital for blood and urine testing.

She was charged with several offences including police pursuit-not stop- drive dangCopserously, never licensed person drive vehicle on road, negligent driving, not give particulars to other driver; not give particulars to police.

The woman was refused bail to appear at Moree Local Court on Sunday 14 August 2016.

Media Release: August 13, 2016