17 Nov 2011

Teen critically injured in police pursuit

8:16 am on 17 November 2011

The police say the incident happened about twenty past two this morning.

They say a car was seen driving erratically at about 2.20am on Thursday.

Its driver failed to stop for police and a pursuit followed, they say.

The vehicle missed a sharp left hand bend and crashed into a concrete sign near Awatapu College.

Police say the 18-year-old driver was cut from the car and is in a critical condition in Palmerston North Hospital.

Two others were treated in hospital and released.

No arrests have been made in relation to the incident.