Police pursue dangerous driving behaviour

Photo: File
Photo: File

A Victorian woman faced court on Tuesday, May 14, on several driving charges following a police pursuit at Evanston yesterday afternoon.

Just after 1.30pm on Monday, May 13, police spotted a silver Holden sedan travelling north on Adelaide Road.

The front passenger of the car had his body outside and was sitting on the window's edge as the car drove along.

The patrol performed a u-turn and attempted to stop the car but the driver refused and took off.

The car was pursued along Twentyfirst Street before it turned into Twentythird Street and driving into a dead end.

The vehicle continued driving into the grounds of the nearby jockey club before becoming wedged between a tree and fence, trapping the three occupants.

No one sustained any injuries in the crash.

Police discovered that the vehicle was displaying incorrect plates and made inquiries interstate to verify if the car was stolen or not.

The vehicle was no reported stolen.

A 25-year-old Victorian woman, the alleged driver, has been arrested and charged with engaging in a police pursuit, driving without due care, driving and unregistered and uninsured vehicle and displaying false number plates.

She was refused police bail and will appear in the Elizabeth Magistrates Court on Tuesday, May 14.

A 26-year-old Victorian man was issued with an expiation notice for travelling in a motor vehicle with part of his body outside the vehicle.

A 19-year-old Victorian woman was issued with a cannabis expiation notice after a small amount of cannabis was found in her possession.