Police are on the hunt for a driver who fled the scene of a high-speed pursuit through the streets of Adamstown.
About 1.10am on Thursday police were patrolling Glebe Road, when they noticed a blue Mitsubishi Lancer driving at high speeds in a westerly direction.
Nearby officers were alerted to the vehicle and a pursuit started, but the Lancer managed to get away.
A short time later police discovered the vehicle abandoned on the corner of St James and Bridges Road at New Lambton, where it had crashed into several parked cars. Police did a search of the area but the driver had fled the scene
Police have seized the car for forensic testing, including finger printing and DNA.
Anyone with information in relation to this incident should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.