Driver crashed into road barrier then fled scene

Photo: File
Photo: File
A motorist crashed a vehicle into a road barrier near Lyttelton on Tuesday night then fled the scene.

A police spokesperson said the crash occurred on Sumner Rd at 10.25pm.

She said it appears the driver left the vehicle at the crash site, where it was blocking a lane.

The vehicle has now been removed. No injuries were reported.

Meanwhile, a car crashed into a "bush" in Fendalton early on Wednesday morning.

A police spokesperson said the car was driven into a bush at the intersection of Straven and Fendalton Rds.

No one was injured in the crash.

"This was a report of a car driving into a 'bush' at the intersection of Straven Rd and Fendalton Rd at 12.30am," the police spokesperson said.

"The driver and passenger appear to have been uninjured."







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