Stolen vehicle from Wellington crashes into Tanker Truck on SH1 in Ōtaki

Last Updated:

- No Author? Please read our Author name suppression policy for more information by clicking here.
Do you have a story? send newstips to [email protected]

Do you believe in independent owned news? please help us keep the independent industry alive by contributing for as little as $5 /mo

Donate orange-arrow

A stolen vehicle that was taken from Wellington last night lead to two pursuits overnight around the city. The vehicle was then seen at Kāpiti this afternoon, which lead to another pursuit.

Sergeant of Kāpiti Police Maurice Parker says: “It disappeared and then we saw it again, and we tracked it here. It was parked up on some rural roads south of Ōtaki.”

Police tried to box in the stolen vehicle, but it went through a padlocked fence where it sustained a lot of the damage on the left front side.

Do you know more? Send Police, Crime and EMS information, footage or photos to [email protected]

Advertisement Advertisement - Advertise with thisquality

“It was spiked a couple of times and was travelling at about 5k – 14k’s,” he said.

The vehicle collided with a tanker truck while escaping a police vehicle, bringing the pursuit to an end on State Highway 1 in Ōtaki.

Two alleged criminals were arrested, but charges are yet to be laid. They will appear in Wellington District Court tomorrow.

Image/Video: CC/ Sam Hudson

If you enjoyed this article, please consider donating today to support thisquality in producing trustworthy independent owned news.

Donate now orange-arrow
Subscribe
Notify of
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments