Police abandoned the chase of a Mercedes Benz driver due to safety concerns after detecting the vehicle travelling at 230km/h near Seymour.RIAHN SMITH May 19, 2014 3:26am
The driver of a Mercedes Benz clocked speeding at more than 200
Seymour police Sergeant Warren Taylor said the car was detected travelling at about 230
Sgt Taylor said police believed the car, which was sporting false number plates, changed directions around Seymour-Tooborac Rd and drove north along the freeway.
It is alleged a second set of number plates were stolen at Avenel and affixed to the vehicle.
He said within an hour of being detected by Seymour police, the car was involved in a short pursuit near Kilmore, which was aborted because of safety issues.
‘‘We’re certainly not going to chase a car at that speed, it’s just far too dangerous,’’ Sgt Taylor said.
‘‘Anything over 200
‘‘The public would be put even more at risk if we were to try and intercept or deploy stop sticks.’’
Sgt Taylor said police also detected a Mercedes Benz driving at high speeds north on Hume Fwy on Saturday night, but could not confirm if it was the same vehicle.
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