Naracoorte: man on run after crashing vehicle

Police are currently searching the Naracoorte area for a man after he failed to stop for police.

About 10.15am this morning, police received complaints about a a man driving a white Hyundai Excel speeding around the town. Police spotted the car on the Riddoch Highway and indicated for it to pull over.

The Hyundai took off at speed away from patrols and a short pursuit ensued before it was terminated by the patrol.

A short time later the patrol located the car dumped on Caves Road, but the driver had fled the scene.

Police set up cordons but have so far been unable to locate the man.

The man is described as Caucasian, medium build, aged in his 40s, about 180-185cm tall with very short brown hair.

Police are asking anyone with information about the man or his whereabouts to contact the police assistance line immediately on 131 444.

Source: SAPOL