Southern Highlands police pursuit

A Southern Highlands woman allegedly involved in a police pursuit was charged on Tuesday.

Police responded to reports of a vehicle driving dangerously and saw a maroon Nissan Tiida allegedly travelling in excess of the speed limit at Colo Vale at 8pm.

Police allege the car was travelling 100km/h in an 80km/h zone.

The driver failed to stop when police tried to pull it over and a pursuit began.

Police said the pursuit was terminated for safety reasons.

Ten minutes later the car was seen and police again attempted to pull over the Nissan but the driver did not stop

The car was followed onto the Old Hume Highway at Mittagong where the driver pulled over and was arrested.

The woman, 48, blew 0.168 on a breath test.

She was charged with two counts of police pursuit-not stop-drive at speed (Skye’s Law), possess prescribed restricted substance and drive with high range PCA.

She was granted conditional bail to appear in Moss Vale Local Court on April 7.

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