ACT Police investigating a single-car accident in Gordon last night (24 March 2021) are seeking more witnesses to, or footage of, the incident.
Police were called to the accident in Jim Pike Avenue shortly after 7:05 pm. They spoke to a number of pedestrians who were there at the time but say there are a number who are yet to come forward.
Police believe the driver lost control of the vehicle, which travelled through a wire fence and clipped a tree before damaging a pedestrian handrail and street sign.
The vehicle then continued down a rock wall before landing on the footpath.
The driver fled the scene but was later located at his Gordon home and issued with an immediate suspension notice. Further charges are being investigated.
If you have information and have not yet spoken to police or have any footage of the incident, please call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make contact via the Crime Stoppers website. Please quote reference number 6759969. Information can be provided anonymously.