13 Oct 2011

Driver in critical condition after Auckland chase

12:45 pm on 13 October 2011

A man is in a critical condition in Auckland Hospital following a police pursuit in West Auckland on Thursday morning.

Police say they were chasing the man's vehicle along Swanson Rd at about 5am but abandoned the pursuit because he was reaching very high speeds.

They found his crashed car a short time later.

The serious crash unit is investigating.