A Christchurch man is facing multiple charges following an
early morning car theft which resulted in a crash yesterday.
Sergeant Nathan White, of Dunedin, said police were called to
the crash site near Waikouaiti about 6am, with the sole
occupant processed for drink-driving.
The disqualified driver was also charged with the theft of
the vehicle, stolen outside the Otago Daily Times building in
the Dunedin CBD and owned by a shift-worker.
Before the crash, the vehicle had been seen in Pine Hill,
The man was not injured in the crash.
He was expected to appear in the Dunedin District Court next