Watch: Fleeing driver rams police car in dramatic Matamata incident

A police car has been rammed by a vehicle in Matamata this afternoon during a fleeing driver incident.

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A chase ensued but was abandoned due to safety concerns. Source: Supplied

Police say around 3.45pm they attempted to stop a vehicle that was driving dangerously on Rapurapu Road.

Footage of the incident sent to 1 NEWS shows a dark coloured sedan reversing into a police car, knocking its front bumper off then reversing away out of shot.

The driver is still on the run and police are attempting to locate them.