A man's left behind an ID while fleeing from a crash in Smithfield.

Investigations are continuing.


31 March 2019

Article heading image for A man's left behind an ID while fleeing from a crash in Smithfield.

Police were called to attend the Smithfield roundabout on the Captain Cook Highway at about 5.30am yesterday.

Police allege a gold Holden sedan with Victorian registration plates left the roundabout and collided with a power pole before the male driver fled on foot.

Smithfield police attended the scene and located the man’s identification in the vehicle and commenced a search of the area before it’s alleged he was located hiding at a nearby business.

The man was conveyed by Ambulance to the Cairns Hospital for medical treatment for minor injuries and a sample of blood was taken. Investigations are continuing.

Listen Live!