Two police officers injured in high-speed chase in Ballymena

The incident happened in the Moorfields Road area. Picture: Google Maps

TWO police officers were injured in connection with a high speed pursuit at the Moorfields Road near Ballymena.

The PSNI said on Facebook on Thursday night: “Tonight our colleagues from PSNI Road Policing were involved in a high speed pursuit on Moorfields Road, Ballymena.

“A vehicle had been traveling in excess of 100mph and was failing to stop for police.

“Officers deployed a stinger device and successfully brought the pursuit to a stop.

“2 males are now in custody for motoring offences and the vehicle has been seized.

“As a result of the driver failing to stop and police having to take this action two officers were injured. My advice, if you see blue lights in your mirror, pull over! – Inspector Marc Riddell”.

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