RNC patrol officers conducted a traffic on the Team Gushue Highway in St. John’s just before 1:00 a.m. overnight.
The driver of the vehicle then fled the scene in the vehicle.
With the assistance of the RCMP, the vehicle was located in Witless Bay. The 54-year-old driver was arrested and is charged with flight from police and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.
There were also multiple charges under the Highway Traffic Act. The vehicle was impounded.
The accused will appear in court at a later date.