Calwell woman drove down wrong side of road in Queanbeyan chase: police

A woman who led police on a pursuit through Queanbeyan drove the wrong direction down Canberra Avenue before the chase ended, police say.

The 22-year-old, from Calwell, has been charged with driving offences after allegedly speeding on Lanyon Drive in the town’s west at 11am and then continuing despite police attempts to stop her.

Police said she accelerated to 155km/h after police detected her travelling at 110km/h in a 80km/h zone and tried to stop her. 

A short time later, the car allegedly struck a gutter, and went in the wrong direction along Canberra Avenue, where it came to a stop near the roundabout.

Police said as they approached, the vehicle rolled back and struck their car, causing only minor damage.

The driver was arrested and taken to Queanbeyan Police Station where she was charged with not stop police pursuit, dangerous driving, drive whilst disqualified, exceed speed, resist police in the execution of duty and registration offences.

She was granted bail and is due to appear at Queanbeyan Local Court on Monday January 8, 2018.