Australian police have released a video showing a dramatic high-speed car chase and shootout involving two men, one armed, on a busy highway in New South Wales.
The video was captured by a police helicopter last week and shows two men fleeing police in a blue Mitsibushi Lancer before exiting the vehicle and firing shots at police and fellow drivers.
Police traffic spikes were eventually able to bring the car to a stop.
This led to the armed men attempting to flee on foot, with one of them, a 32-year-old male, brandishing a weapon at oncoming traffic on the Pacific Motorway from Brisbane, Queensland to Ewingsdale, New South Wales.
He then, according to police, fired a number of shots at a passing car.
The shooter was only disarmed and arrested when another car struck him and knocked him to the ground.
Police say the car’s other occupant, a 20-year-old male, was arrested soon after without incident.
Both men have been charged by New South Wales Police with attempted murder, as well as alleged carjacking offences.
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