Police were led on a high-speed pursuit down Auckland's
Southern Motorway this morning before the fleeing driver
crashed into a median barrier.
Police northern communications centre shift manager Inspector
Andy Brill said officers spotted a vehicle with a smashed
back window driving in the central city and signalled for it
Instead, the stolen vehicle was driven on to the motorway and
led the single pursuing police vehicle on a south-bound chase
which at times reached speeds of 150kmh.
Mr Brill said the pursuit lasted about four minutes before
the vehicle crashed into the median barrier near the
Police arrested the driver.