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Police seek P-plated Magna driver

Rammed: The Ford Festiva which rolled after being hit from behind.
Rammed: The Ford Festiva which rolled after being hit from behind.

POLICE are trying to find a driver involved in an accident at Urunga who fled the scene without offering to help a woman whose car they had hit.

Police said a the 28-year-old woman’s car ran off the Pacific Highway near the Hungry Head turnoff and overturned after it was rammed from behind .

The woman luckily only sustained minor injuries but had to be taken to hospital for treatment.

Police said the woman, who was from Bowraville, told them she was hit from behind by a silver Mitisubishi Magna about 8am on Saturday.

She said the force of the impact forced her to lose control and her Ford Festiva which left the highway and rolled a number of times.

She was the only occupant of the car.

The woman told police she noticed that the silver Magna was displaying P-plates.

She said the driver slowed but did not stop and offer any assistance to her.

It is thought the silver Magna will have extensive front-end damage.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police.



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