Police hunt for driver who fled after crash

The van crashed into a lamppost before the driver fled the scene. PHOTO: Supplied

The van crashed into a lamppost before the driver fled the scene. PHOTO: Supplied - Credit: Archant

Police are searching for a driver who crashed a van into a lamppost and fled.

The police attended the scene after a driver crashed his van into a lamppost and fled. PHOTO: Suppli

The police attended the scene after a driver crashed his van into a lamppost and fled. PHOTO: Supplied - Credit: Archant

Officers were called to Pier Walk at Gorleston at 12.32pm today, February 19, after receiving reports that a driver had swerved round a street corner and lost control.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the collision, but police are working to track down the individual involved.

Officers are uncertain of his current condition.

According to a witness at the scene, the van "came around the corner at speed, lost control and hit the lamppost".

Police were working to make the scene safe after a van crashed into a lamppost on Pier Walk. PHOTO:

Police were working to make the scene safe after a van crashed into a lamppost on Pier Walk. PHOTO: Supplied - Credit: Archant


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The witness said that the driver "ran away when people tried to check on him".

Pier Walk is still blocked off in both directions while vehicle recovery is in progress.

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