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Police suspend high-speed chase

THE motorcyclist involved in a high speed pursuit near Grafton this morning is believed the have crashed shortly after police called off the chase.

A passing motorist called emergency services to report the rider was lying injured on the old Pacific Highway near Musk Valley, south of Grafton.

 THE motorcycHighway Patrol officers attached to the Clarence Local Area Command called off the chase at about 11.30am this morning when the biker reached speeds of 150km/h heading into Grafton.

Police originally thought the rider would continue north to Ballina or Lismore via either the Summerland Way or the Pacific Highway.

Police radio communications indicate the rider appeared to have suffered only minor injuries and ambulance paramedics had been called off from attending the scene.

The rider was taken into custody by police and conveyed to Grafton Police Station for questioning.

 Anyone with information should contact police on either 000 or Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.

Topics:  high speed pursuit motorbike police



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