Driver charged after pursuit crash

A man has been arrested after colliding with two police vehicles in a daytime pursuit in the South East.

Police had allegedly found the 28-year-old driver asleep in the car with stolen plates in David Street, Hampton Park about 8.30am on Sunday 10 October.

As they approached, he drove off through Narre Warren and Berwick and along the Monash Freeway, police say.

The car was followed by Pol Air.

The pursuit ended with the crash into police vehicles at Loch Road in Dandenong North.

The driver was charged with four counts of car theft, driving offences, deceptions, handling stolen goods, aggravated reckless exposure to an emergency worker and committing an indictable offence on bail.

He was remanded to appear at Dandenong Magistrates’ Court on 11 October.