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Man arrested following Lindenow South crash

Tuesday 14 March 2023 9:13pm

Wellington Crime Investigation Unit detectives have arrested a man following a series of incidents in a stolen vehicle yesterday.

It’s alleged a white Isuzu D-Max ute was stolen from a property on Thompson Street in Cowwarr about 6.20am.

Police received numerous reports of the vehicle being driven erratically in Cowwarr, Sale, Fernbank and Lindenow South.

It’s alleged the driver was travelling at excessive speeds and overtaking vehicles dangerously, narrowly avoiding several collisions.

The ute crashed into rocks and the train line, approximately 200 metres west of Lidenow-Glenaladale Road, Lindenow South about 9am.

A 32-year-old Lakes Entrance man was arrested at the scene and is currently assisting police with their enquiries.

Anyone with information or dashcam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Link

Belinda Batty

Media Officer


Reviewed 14 March 2023