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Haverhill car crash driver sought by police after fleeing the scene

Police are appealing for witnesses to a dangerous driving incident in Haverhill.

It took place on Withersfield Road near to the junction with Broad Street at about 6pm on Monday, June 10.

A silver Renault Traffic van, index mark AV14 VUO, travelling towards The Pightle collided with a parked black Volkswagen Eos car, pushing it into a house and causing some structural damage.

The van then crossed the road, narrowly missing traffic before crashing into a brick wall in the grounds of the West End Congregational Church.

West End Congregational Church in Withersfield Road, Haverhill
West End Congregational Church in Withersfield Road, Haverhill

The van's driver ran off but has now been traced by police. The passenger stayed on the scene. Both sustained minor injuries.

If you know anything about the incident, or have dash-cam or mobile phone footage of it, please contact Haverhill Police on 101 quoting reference 37/33766/19 or provide an online update at www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update

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