Police chase leads to car crash

22:18, Feb 21 2013

A man fleeing from police crashed his car into a power pole in Otahuhu last night, injuring both himself and his passenger.

The car crashed into both the power pole and transformer on Marjorie Jayne Cres just before 11:30pm.

The passenger attempted to flee the scene and was arrested by police.

Both men were taken to hospital for injuries suffered in the crash.

It is not yet known whether charges will be laid.

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