16 Mar 2020

Driver arrested after stolen vehicle crashed into parked cars

12:21 pm on 16 March 2020

A driver who police say fled a crash in Christchurch this morning is now in custody.

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Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Police were called just after 8am today after a stolen vehicle crashed into several parked vehicles on Wrights Road in Addington.

The sole occupant of the stolen vehicle then fled the scene in a white Hyundai SUV.

A 29-year-old found in St Albans was taken into custody.

Charges are yet to be determined.

Police said no one was injured in the collision.