1. Belco pursuit:
- ACT Policing is investigating an incident which occurred around 11.30pm March 17 after a vehicle swerved at police while they were conducting a routine traffic stop on Kingsford Smith Drive in Latham.
Police searched the area locating a vehicle matching the description of the suspicious vehicle on Ginninderra Drive and attempted to stop the vehicle.
The driver of the red Holden station wagon failed to stop and a pursuit ensued.
Police will allege the pursuit lasted for four minutes and was called off after the vehicle drove onto the oval at The Mount Rogers School in Spence and police lost sight of the vehicle on Clarey Crescent. The maximum speed reached during the pursuit was 90km/h.
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A short time later police sighted vehicle tail-lights on the dirt road leading into the Spence Water Reservoir. The red Holden station wagon was located with a male lying on the ground outside the vehicle with a suspected head injury. Initial investigations indicate the vehicle lost control on the dirt road and collided with several objects, coming to rest on a large rock.
ACT Ambulance service attended the scene and conveyed the male to The Canberra Hospital where he remains in a stable condition.
Police expect to charge the 24-year-old once he is discharged from hospital.
If you can help police contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online.