Driver is sought by police after leaving a trail of destruction along Church Road Emneth

Reg Bowyer next to the damage caused by a non stop road traffic collision on Church road Emneth. Pic

Reg Bowyer next to the damage caused by a non stop road traffic collision on Church road Emneth. Picture: Steve Williams. - Credit: Archant

Police are hunting a driver who left a trail of destruction along a Fenland road on this (Tuesday) morning.

The incident in Church Road, Emneth saw hedges uprooted and wheelie bins destroyed by a vehicle said by witnesses to have been driving fast.

Reg Bowyer, who raised the alarm with police after discovering his wheelie bin in pieces, said: “I heard a loud bang, it sounded as if an explosive had gone off. When I went out to have a look there were bins strewn everywhere, and a couple of bushes from people’s gardens lying in the road.

“The vehicle had gone flying past, I didn’t see it but I heard it. I reported it to the police and they came out to investigate.”

A spokesman for Norfolk police said: “We were called at about 10.04am. It looks as if a lot of damaged was caused to bins, verges and gardens. We are treating it as a failed to stop collision as we have not been able to locate the driver or the vehicle - they have driven off and we are currently investigating.


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“If anyone has any information, about the vehicle or witnessed the incident we would ask them to contact us on 101.”

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