Teenager charged with drink driving

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A TEENAGER is facing a drink driving charge after an alleged police chase which ended in a crash.

Police said a 15-year-old boy was driving a white Kia Cerato sedan, which was travelling along Koondoola Avenue in Koondoola at about 10.10pm last night.

Police activated their emergency lights and sirens for the car to stop as it turned onto Butterworth Avenue.

It is alleged the driver failed to stop and continued driving towards Beach Road and along several roads before he lost control on Attra Place in Balga.

The driver allegedly hit a power pole causing extensive damage to the car.

The teenager from Balga has been charged with reckless driving to escape pursuit by police, being the driver of a vehicle failed to comply with a direction to stop, no authority to drive and being in excess of 0.05 per cent.

He is due to appear before the Perth Children’s Court on October 15.