High Speed Car Chase Ends in Mud
by Selwyn Manning -
A high speed car chase has left south
Auckland’s Mangere Motorway in chaos after police pursued
and headed off a 4-wheel-drive vehicle into a grass
Two mud covered police cars have been sidelined in
the chase which began in Papakura, south of Auckland, and
saw the offenders swap cars, attempt to run over two police
officers who were on foot. The offenders then headed off
toward and then through the Manukau City suburb of
The chase ended north of the Mangere Motorway
Bridge, after the northbound 4-wheel-drive vehicle crossed
over the medium barrier and began to head south again.
Police cut the vehicle off near Onehunga and forced it onto
a grassy at the side of the motorway.
Traffic was banked
up for several kilometres in the northbound lane and to the
Hillsborough Road intersection on the southbound
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