Man arrested after police chase ends in crash near seafront

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A police pursuit came to an end when the driver of flat bed lorry crashed into a bollard in Harbord Crescent, Great Yarmouth. - Credit: Google Maps

An 18-year-old man has been arrested after a police chase ended with a van driver crashing into a bollard.

The drama unfolded on Sunday (January 9) when the driver of a suspected stolen vehicle, a Ford Transit flatbed van, failed to stop for police in Lowestoft at around 7.45pm.

Officers pursued the vehicle to Great Yarmouth, the chase ending when the Ford crashed into a small bollard on Micawber Avenue half an hour later.

The 18-year-old driver was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and failing to stop.

He was questioned at Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre and released under investigation while enquiries continue.