A teenager swerved to miss road spikes on Bulli Pass during a pursuit in a bread truck this morning.
About 6.15am today (Wednesday), police spotted a stolen bread truck travelling on Robinsons Road, Gwynneville.
The truck had been stolen while making a delivery earlier in the morning.
Police attempted to pull over the vehicle, however it allegedly failed to stop, and a pursuit was commenced.During the pursuit, a Highway Patrol officer placed road spikes on Bulli Pass. It’s alleged the teenage driver attempted to avoid the spikes and swerved toward the officer. He dived out of the way, suffering minor injuries in the process.
The truck continued and was chased through Heathcote, where it’s alleged it collided with another vehicle. No one was injured in the crash, however the truck failed to stop and the pursuit continued.
The truck was eventually stopped in Engadine and the 17-year-old driver was arrested. He has been taken to Sutherland hospital under police guard for mandatory blood and urine testing.The police officer has been taken to Wollongong Hospital for assessment.