Driver speeding and on grog during police chase

A MAN has been arrested at Finley following a high speed police pursuit. 

The 19-year-old Victorian driver was detected at between 169 and 171km/h on the Newell Highway at Tocumwal on Thursday. 

The man refused to stop for officers and a pursuit was initiated before being terminated. 

The teenager was arrested at Finley a short time later and returned a blood alcohol reading of 0.67. 

He was charged with police pursuit, speeding, and low range drink driving and will front court on April 21.