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Driver hospitalised after crash during pursuit near Queanbeyan

A man is currently in hospital after crashing during a pursuit with police near Queanbeyan today.

About 4.30pm (Wednesday 6 May 2020), officers from Monaro Traffic and Highway Patrol detected a Subaru Forrester travelling on the Kings Highway, Carwoola, in excess of the signposted 100km/h zone.

A pursuit was initiated on Captains Flat Road after the Subaru failed to stop, before turning into Wanna Wanna Road where it collided with an oncoming Mitsubishi sedan.

The Subaru driver, a 24-year-old ACT man, was trapped in the vehicle, before being freed by emergency services.

He was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics for leg fractures and taken Canberra Hospital in a stable condition, where he will also undergo mandatory testing.

The Mitsubishi driver, a 71-year-old man, was uninjured.

A crime scene has been established and investigations are continuing.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

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