Driver flees scene of collision, police say

The scene of the collision this morning. Picture: Seven News.

The scene of the collision this morning. Picture: Seven News.

A truck carrying an excavator has struck a parked car before mounting the curb and smashing into a Kingswood house overnight.

Police stated the driver fled the scene after the collision, which occurred about 12.30am today (Thursday, August 10).

“Initial inquires suggest the truck struck a parked car, dragging it a small distance, before mounting the curb and crashing into a house,” a police statement said.

“No one was inside the home at the time of the incident.

“Officers attached to St Marys Local Area Command attended and were unable to locate the driver of the vehicle.

A crime scene has been established and inquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident have commenced.

Motorists are urged to avoid the area.

Police are due to speak to the media about the incident this morning.

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