Man charged after extended follow through Melbourne’s north west

Westgate Divisional Response Unit members have charged a man after an extended chase through Melbourne’s north-western suburbs overnight on Thursday October 5.

Officers spotted a silver Toyota sedan driving erratically on Fitzgerald Road, Laverton North, about 9.30pm.

Police attempted to intercept the vehicle, but it failed to stop and took off at speed.

The Air Wing followed the Toyota, which continued to drive erratically through numerous suburbs.

Stop sticks were successfully deployed and the vehicle came to a stop on Blossom Drive, Greenvale, about 9.50pm.

Air Wing observed the driver hiding underneath the car and was arrested by local members.

A 26-year-old Altona Meadows man was charged with reckless conduct endangering serious injury, drive speed dangerous, drive manner dangerous, fail to stop on police direction, bail and drug driving offences.

He was remanded to appear at Werribee Magistrates’ Court today.