A 17-year-old man has been arrested after a car he was in crashed into a wall and hit a police car in Wellington's Aro Valley on Sunday evening.

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A 17-year-previous male has been arrested soon after a car or truck he was in crashed into a wall and strike a police auto in Wellington’s Aro Valley on Sunday night.

A 17-yr-aged man has been arrested immediately after a suspected stolen vehicle he was in crashed into a wall in Wellington, leading police to “take him down”, a witness says.

Johanna​ Mathieson​, who lives in Aro Valley, observed flashing lights and heard screeching and a crash exterior her window on Aro Street about 5.40pm on Sunday.

“A guy jumped out of his vehicle and kinda built a run for it, and the cops tackled in and took him down and place him in cuffs.

“He was bleeding down his face.”

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A law enforcement spokeswoman claimed there were no critical injuries in the crash, which took place after a driver in a suspected stolen automobile unsuccessful to stop for police in Karori about 5.30pm.

“Police did not pursue the car or truck but it was observed again in Aro Valley, the place it crashed into a wall at the bottom of Durham St near Aro St – and then strike a law enforcement car or truck.

Johanna Mathieson captured this aftermath of a car crash in Wellington's Aro Valley on Sunday evening.

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Johanna Mathieson captured this aftermath of a motor vehicle crash in Wellington’s Aro Valley on Sunday night.

“The driver, a 17-year-aged male, has been arrested and will look in the Youth Court on different rates.”

No day experienced been established for the court docket visual appeal, law enforcement said.

Mathieson reported it was fortunate no-a single was severely harm or on the busy footpath at the time. She did not see any harm to the police car or truck – a canine squad motor vehicle – when it drove away.

The car or truck started cigarette smoking and a horn was heading off, but a hearth extinguisher prevented a fireplace from breaking out, she reported.

It was not unusual to listen to screeching tyres on that corner, at the intersection with Durham St.

“We listen to screeching all over that corner all the time. A couple of months back anyone was coming household from work at 6am and veered and strike the bus quit.

“I imagine it is because it goes from 30kmh to 50kmh and folks consider it too speedy.”