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Driver charged over Ingle Farm pursuit

10 Jun 2021 3:23pm

A man has been charged following a pursuit at Ingle Farm this morning.

Just before 10am on Thursday 10 June, police attempted to stop and speak to the occupants of a Ford sedan acting suspiciously in Belalie Road. The driver refused to stop and was pursued onto Montague Road and into the back streets of Pooraka.

As it travelled into Rains Drive, two passengers got out of the car and ran, and the Ford continued on.

The Ford was then involved in a collision with three cars and a bus at the intersection of Bridge Road and Montague Road however, the driver did not stop. Thankfully no one was injured.

Police continued to pursue the car west along Montague Road and then south on Main North Road, through the Gepps Cross intersection and into the back streets of Enfield.

As the driver turned into Eddy Street, the car hit a kerb and lost its front wheel. The driver then abandoned the vehicle and ran off but was quickly arrested by patrols.

The 19-year-old Modbury man has been charged with dangerous driving to escape police pursuit, drive without due care, speed dangerous, fail to stop at a crash, drive disqualified, hinder police and possess prescription drug.

He did not apply for bail and will appear at the Adelaide Magistrates Court either today or tomorrow.

Police patrols returned to search the Pooraka area for the two passengers. Officers located two men, a 22-year-old from Mile End and a 24-Year-old from Gilles Plains, in a rear yard of a Lock Crescent home who were arrested on outstanding warrants and taken to Elizabeth Police Station they will appear in Court either today or tomorrow. Police investigations are continuing.