TWEED HEADS Highway Patrol tracked and nabbed a 29-year-old man driving at speeds in excess of 200km per hour through Cudgera Creek and Clothiers Creek while on the Pacific Motorway on Friday, January 27.
Police spotted the Commodore SS, similar to the one pictured, at about 10.40pm while they were conducting speed enforcement duties as part of operation Safe Return on the Pacific Motorway.
They observed a QLD registered vehicle travelling north at high speed, the vehicles speed was checked at 183km per hour whilst it overtook a number of vehicles.
Police proceeded after the vehicle and estimated it to be travelling in-excess of 200km per hour as it continued to travel north through Clothiers Creek.
Police said the vehicle was blue coloured Holden SS Commodore sedan displaying Queensland registration plate’s 553-VUB.
At this time police activated all warning devices in an attempt to stop the vehicle, the vehicle initially appeared it was going to stop as its speed decreased to approximately 120km/h before it accelerated harshly away from police.
The vehicle was last seen travelling on Tweed Valley Way.
Police eventually located the vehicle and a 29-year-old male person was arrested and charged with Police Pursuit-Not stop, Possess prohibited drug and Drive under the influence. He was bail refused to appear before the Tweed Heads Local Court on the January 28.