Thursday, 26 June 2014 - 7:48pm
about 7.00pm 26/06/2014 Hamilton Police were involved in a
fleeing driver incident with a motor cycle in the Hamilton
City Eastern area. The incident was resolved when the motor
cyclist failed to negotiate a corner and fell off the bike.
He has suffered no injuries as a result of the fall. The
driver will be facing a number of charges in relation to his
actions and further enquires are continuing surrounding the
ownership of the motor cycle.
Police cannot stress enough
that fleeing drivers not only endanger themselves and Police
but also other lawful road
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