Driver flees police after crashing into power pole

The driver sped away from police before crashing into a power pole. Photo / File
The driver sped away from police before crashing into a power pole. Photo / File

A driver who sped away after failing to stop for police in Lower Hutt has crashed into a power pole and fled on foot.

Police are still seeking the driver, who sped away from police on Oxford Terrace about 12.24am in a Nissan Pulsar.

Shortly after, police came across the car which had crashed into a power pole on the corner of Oxford Terrace and Epuni St.

The power pole was down and the driver and occupants had left on foot.

A 19-year-old male, who was an occupant of the vehicle, was arrested on unrelated offences.

He had minor injuries.

- NZ Herald

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