High speed driver crashes into two cars but evades police

UPDATE 1.30PM: POLICE first spotted a Blue 2015 Holden Commodore travelling south on the Pacific Highway near Woodburn at 150km/h.

Police lost sight of the car and it is believed it left the highway and drove to Lismore via Coraki.

From Lismore the Commodore is believed to travel along Bangalow Rd to Bangalow before re-joining the highway.

When the Commodore was spotted by police at Ewingsdale travelling north it collided with another vehicle and a pursuit was initiated.

The pursuit was terminated for public safety reasons.

Speeds of up to 200km/h were allegedly reached before another pursuit was initiated at Chinderah after a the Commodore collided with a second car.

The car was a Queensland registered hire car.

INITIAL: A RENTAL car has evaded police in a pursuit between Woodburn and the Queensland border.

A police media spokeswoman confirmed a Holden Commodore was reported travelling south at high speed along the Pacific Highway at Woodburn about 9.50am.

The car was reported as a Queensland registered 2015 Holden Commodore.

Police reportedly lost sight of the car near Woodburn.

Maclean based photographer Lynne Mowbray posted on Facebook about her frightening experience with the speeding car.

"Just had the closest near miss on the Pacific Hwy," she posted.

"We were sitting on 100km when a blue Commodore flew up behind us and overtook on the inside of us which wasn't a lane doing at least 150klm and was going so fast that we couldn't even get a number plate

"We would have been killed if he had hit us ... scary stuff."

More details to come.

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