Investigations are continuing into a crash at Smithfield.

An I.D left behind nabbing the driver.


31 March 2019

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Police were called to attend the Smithfield roundabout on the Captain Cook Highway at about 5.30am yesterday.

Police allege a gold Holden sedan with Victorian registration plates left the roundabout and collided with a power pole before the male driver fled on foot.

Smithfield police attended the scene and located the man’s identification in the vehicle and commenced a search of the area before it’s alleged he was located hiding at a nearby business.

The man was conveyed by Ambulance to the Cairns Hospital for medical treatment for minor injuries and a sample of blood was taken. Investigations are continuing.

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