A BALLARAT teenager has been charged following a crash and police pursuit on Saturday where one other teenager was taken to hospital with critical injuries.
The 17-year-old boy was charged by MajorCollision Investigation Unit detectives on Thursday evening after he was allegedly involved in an incident which resulted in acrash on Scott Parade where one other boy was left critically injured.
Ballarat police were on routine patrol in Grant Street when they spotted an allegedly stolen white Subaru Forrester station wagon shortly before 2.30am on Saturday.
Major Collision Investigation Unit Acting Inspector Bruce McArthur saidon Sunday that thecar was initially involved in a police pursuit in Grant Street about 2.30am after police attempted to intercept the vehicle for a routine check.
But police terminated the pursuit after the car reached high speeds in Humffray Street North.
Acting InspectorMcArthur said that another police car then observed the allegedly stolen car crashed into a poleat the corner of Scott Parade and Ebden Street.
Another teenager was found unconscious in the wreckage and underwent life-saving brain surgery at the Alfred Hospital on Saturday.
The 17-year-old has been charged with eleven offences including negligently cause serious injury, dangerous driving while pursued by police and theft of motor vehicle.
The boy cannot be named for legal reasons.
He has been remanded in custody to appear at a children’s court on Friday.
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