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Suspected stolen car crashed and abandoned on median strip

INVESTIGATING: Sgt Josh White collects evidence at the scene of a car crash on Rockhampton Yeppoon Road.
INVESTIGATING: Sgt Josh White collects evidence at the scene of a car crash on Rockhampton Yeppoon Road.

INVESTIGATIONS are continuing after a suspected stolen car was crashed and abandoned on Yeppoon-Rockhampton Rd in the early hours of yesterday morning.

Just after 8am, emergency services were alerted to a crashed sedan in the median strip near access six.

Police, fire and ambulance crews arrived on scene to find a green Holden Commodore with damage consistent to that of a serious accident.

But upon inspecting the vehicle and surrounding area, emergency services found no trace of the driver or any other occupants.

Upon conducting a search of the vehicle, police uncovered the ID of a Rockhampton man.

A further search of local hospitals revealed the man was at Rockhampton Hospital.

A police spokesperson said the man presented himself to Emergency Department of Rockhampton Hospital in the early hours of yesterday morning with minor facial injuries following the crash.

Further reports suggest emergency services received a call about 3.20am regarding a man walking along Yeppoon-Rockhampton Rd towards Rockhampton.

Upon responding, emergency services could not locate the man.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or has any information that could assist police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800 333 000.

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