Police abandon chase in Crystal Brook before locating driver in Port Pirie

Police have arrested a man after a pursuit at Crystal Brook yesterday afternoon.

Police will allege that at 1.08pm, Sunday May 14, a patrol saw a car driving dangerously, and recorded the car travelling at 159km/h in a 110km/h zone.

Police pursued the car before terminating the pursuit due to the dangerous manner the car was driving.

The car and driver were later located in Port Pirie, where the male driver was arrested. He underwent a breath test and recorded a reading of 0.114.

The 25-year-old Seaton man was charged with numerous traffic offences including engaging in a police pursuit, exceeding the prescribed concentration of alcohol and driving in a dangerous manner. He was refused bail and will appear in the Port Pirie Magistrates Court today.

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