Naked driver in police pursuit

A naked man driving a BMW led police on 25-kilometre chase outside of Ballarat on Wednesday.

Police gave chase to the BMW on the Sunraysia Highway at about 11.45am, finally intercepting him at a car park of a fast-food outlet at Albert Street, Sebastapol.

The BMW reached speeds in excess of 160 km/h during the chase.

A police spokesman said the driver was taken to hospital for mental assessment and would eventually be charged.

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