Car smashes into tree following a police pursuit at Melton
A car has lost control and smashed into a tree following a police chase at Melton.
Police had tried to get a black BMW to pull over around 11.45 this morning, but the driver took off.
In a statement, police say officers activated their lights and sirens and initiated a pursuit.
The BMW crashed into a tree on Exford Road, with the driver’s side taking the impact.
A male driver suffered serious injuries.
Ambulance Victoria confirming the man was airlifted to hospital in a critical condition.
Police remain at the scene, investigations now underway.