Police chase fatality


A 79-YEAR-OLD Mt Eliza man died in hospital on Friday (18 May), weeks after a police car collided with a vehicle during the pursuit of a silver Commodore sedan.

Police pursued the sedan, alleged to have been involved in serious offences, on Nepean Highway near Mount Eliza Way at about 8.20pm on 14 April.

A police car collided with another vehicle near Humphries Road. Four occupants were taken to hospital at the time.

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives will investigate the fatal collision.

Police said the fatality will be investigated by Professional Standards Command, IBAC and the coroner.

First published in the Frankston Times – 21 May 2018

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