Two men are on the run after ramming a police car then crashing their vehicle into a tree in Melbourne’s south-east overnight.
Security cameras captured the moment they lost control after turning a corner before running away from the wreck in Ferntree Gully.
Officers were trying to pull them over for a routine check before they sped off about 1.25am this morning.
Police chose not to pursue them, with the speeding car only travelling 400 metres before the driver lost control.
The men were seen sprinting down Lucerne Road but in their panic, they left behind some clues for police to find them.
It’s understood one offender left his ID in the vehicle, which is registered to his friend.
Both men remain on the run.
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