Long weekend for emergency services on Limestone Coast roads

Aman has been arrested after crashing at Mount Gambier on Saturday night.

About 11pm Mount Gambier Traffic patrols attempted to pull over a Holden Commodore on Jubilee Highway and activated their emergency lights.

The driver of the Holden refused to stop and took off from police, however seconds later the vehicle crashed into a Holden Jackaroo near Crouch Street.

Police arrested the driver of the Holden, a 23-year-old local man, and charged him with dangerous driving, fail to stop, fail to give way, speeding, driving without due care and driving unlicenced.

He was refused bail and will appear in the Mount Gambier Magistrates Court today.

A police spokesperson said thankfully the driver of the Jackaroo, a 58-year-old local man, was not injured.

Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au.

You can remain anonymous.

In other news, a man has had his licence suspended after he was caught speeding at Wangolina on Saturday.

Police will allege that about 5.18pm a Toyota Land Cruiser was detected travelling at 162kph in a 110kph zone on the Southern Ports Highway.

The car was stopped by police and the driver, a 37-year-old man from Victoria, was issued an $1814 fine and nine demerit points.

He was also issued a six-month immediate loss of licence notice.

Meanwhile, police and emergency services were called to the intersection of Lamont Road and Glencoe West Road at Glencoe about 11.50am on Good Friday after reports of a single car rollover.

The two occupants managed to get themselves out of the car.

A 20-year-old man and an 18-year-old man were taken to the Mount Gambier Hospital by the SA Ambulance Service for treatment of minor injuries.

The accident scene was also attended by CFS brigades from Millicent and Glencoe.

Later on Good Friday at 3.45pm, police and emergency services were called to an area in the sand dunes near Lake George Road at Beachport after reports that a 32-year-old man had fallen off a motorbike while riding over a sand dune.

He was taken to hospital by the SA Ambulance Service for treatment of minor injuries.

Local traffic police are investigating both incidents.

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