Two Hospitalised After Coast Police Chase

Ended with crash

Two Hospitalised After Coast Police Chase Incident Alerts

Two men have been taken to hospital after their vehicle hit a tree and fence following a police pursuit in Berkeley Vale last night.

Shortly after 10pm, officers from Tuggerah Lakes Police District observed an unregistered blue Nissan skyline – missing a number plate and bonnet – on Kerry Avenue, and attempted to stop it.

When the vehicle failed to stop, a pursuit was initiated.

Police lost sight of the Nissan and a short time later, it was located crashed into a tree and fence on Kenmare Avenue.

The driver, a 21-year-old man from Berkeley Vale, fled the scene.

Following a short foot pursuit, he was found at a nearby property suffering a laceration to his knee and head.

The passenger, a 22-year-old man from Berkeley Vale, was located next to the vehicle, suffering a sore back.

Both men were taken to John Hunter Hospital for treatment.

Inquiries are continuing.

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