Motorcyclist hurt after allegedly fleeing police in Morley

Motorcyclist hurt after allegedly fleeing police in Morley

A MOTORCYCLIST has been treated for minor injuries after allegedly fleeing from police in Morley last night.

At about 8:15pm, police saw a Honda motorcycle on Morley Drive, near Crimea Street, in Morley.

Police allege the bike was displaying a false registration plate.

The motorcycle accelerated through a red traffic light, at which point police activated lights and siren to give pursuit.

The motorcycle continued on Crimea Street, towards the Coode Street intersection at high speed, and police lost sight of the bike.

Shortly after, police located the motorcycle crashed into a Holden Station wagon on the at the intersection of Collier Road and Crimea Street.

The rider sustained minor injuries and was assessed by St John Ambulance who attended the scene.

The rider, a 29-year-old man from Morley has been charged with aggravated failure to stop, no authority to drive (incorrect class), reckless driving to escape police and affixing false plates.

He will appear in Perth’s Magistrates Court on July 4.

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