Fleeing driver incident in Massey, West Auckland
"Fleeing driver incident in Massey, West Auckland "
Please attribute to Waitemata Acting District Commander Inspector Shanan Gray:
Police observed a suspicious vehicle at 5.08pm in Massey, West Auckland after it was seen leaving an address of interest.
The vehicle failed to stop after it was signalled to do so and a pursuit was initiated.
A short time later the fleeing vehicle collided with a cyclist on Don Buck Road and continued on without stopping.
The cyclist has sustained serious injuries and has been transported to hospital.
The vehicle involved was located concealed several kilometres from the crash scene and the driver was taken into custody without further incident.
A 25-year-old man has been charged with driving offences and other unrelated charges and will appear in Waitakere District Court tomorrow morning.
Police are investigating the circumstances of the crash and the Independent Police Conduct Authority will be notified.