Police pursuit sees car go flying into paddock
POLICE have reported a 37 year old man is in hospital after leading police on a short pursuit in Lismore on Friday night.
Police allege around 9pm on Friday, May 6 a vehicle was travelling along Molesworth Street, Lismore.
Officers attempted to pull the vehicle over, however, the vehicle failed to stop and a pursuit commenced.
The vehicle continued onto Winterton Parade and failed to negotiate a sweeping left hand bend thus leaving the road, flying 30 metres through the air, landing in a paddock.
Ambulance arrived and conveyed the driver to Lismore Base Hospital.
Empty cans of alcohol were located throughout the vehicle.
The driver remains in hospital with a fractured ankle and vertabrae.
Charges are pending.