Police searching for driver who fled crash scene

Police searching for driver who fled crash scene

Police searching for driver who fled crash scene

First published in Echo News

A DRIVER ran away after ploughing his car into a roundabout.

Police are looking for witnesses to the crash in Canvey Road, Canvey, where a blue Audi A4 collided with the roundabout at the junction of Northwick Road.

The incident happened at about 4.45pm on Thursday.

By the time paramedics and police officers arrived at the scene, the driver had fled.

Pc Paul Levene, investigating officer, said: "I’m keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time who might have witnessed the collision and the driver fleeing the scene. He was likely to have had facial injuries and might have appeared unsteady on his feet.”

Essex Police is still investigating how the crash happened.

Any witnesses are urged to contact Pc Levene 101.

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7:17pm Sun 31 Aug 14

andyh says...

"The roundabout indicated left and then turned right"
"The roundabout indicated left and then turned right" andyh
  • Score: -3

7:36pm Sun 31 Aug 14

pembury53 says...

Shoplifting is Great wrote:
That's the best thing to do. Why would you hang around if you got something to hide.
i have to agree.... regardless of the rights and wrongs of drink driving, there's no point hanging around just to cop a ban and a basket full of points, then pay for it all over again with the insurance....
[quote][p][bold]Shoplifting is Great[/bold] wrote: That's the best thing to do. Why would you hang around if you got something to hide.[/p][/quote]i have to agree.... regardless of the rights and wrongs of drink driving, there's no point hanging around just to cop a ban and a basket full of points, then pay for it all over again with the insurance.... pembury53
  • Score: -11

8:20pm Sun 31 Aug 14

sesibollox says...

Usual Canvey Audi Knobhead, one less at least...
Usual Canvey Audi Knobhead, one less at least... sesibollox
  • Score: 2

12:51am Mon 1 Sep 14

Last Poster says...

Shoplifting is Great wrote:
pembury53 wrote:
Shoplifting is Great wrote:
That's the best thing to do. Why would you hang around if you got something to hide.
i have to agree.... regardless of the rights and wrongs of drink driving, there's no point hanging around just to cop a ban and a basket full of points, then pay for it all over again with the insurance....
Absolutely. Your basically sealing your own fate by hanging around for the police to arrive. You wouldn't walk into a police station after you have nicked a bottle of wine and say 'I have just stolen this from Sainsbury's, arrest me'. It's the same principal.
Yes, that's the modern view. steal everything you want, never take responsibility for your actions, don't give a toss about anybody else. One thing though, if you seriously injured someone, would you stay to help them or would you, tosser that you are, run off and leave the person whom you potentially caused the death of just so you "Didn't have to face the consequenses? Even though you are a known troll, would you care to express your views please?
[quote][p][bold]Shoplifting is Great[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pembury53[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Shoplifting is Great[/bold] wrote: That's the best thing to do. Why would you hang around if you got something to hide.[/p][/quote]i have to agree.... regardless of the rights and wrongs of drink driving, there's no point hanging around just to cop a ban and a basket full of points, then pay for it all over again with the insurance....[/p][/quote]Absolutely. Your basically sealing your own fate by hanging around for the police to arrive. You wouldn't walk into a police station after you have nicked a bottle of wine and say 'I have just stolen this from Sainsbury's, arrest me'. It's the same principal.[/p][/quote]Yes, that's the modern view. steal everything you want, never take responsibility for your actions, don't give a toss about anybody else. One thing though, if you seriously injured someone, would you stay to help them or would you, tosser that you are, run off and leave the person whom you potentially caused the death of just so you "Didn't have to face the consequenses? Even though you are a known troll, would you care to express your views please? Last Poster
  • Score: 17

5:14am Mon 1 Sep 14

danger2013 says...

Last Poster wrote:
Shoplifting is Great wrote:
pembury53 wrote:
Shoplifting is Great wrote:
That's the best thing to do. Why would you hang around if you got something to hide.
i have to agree.... regardless of the rights and wrongs of drink driving, there's no point hanging around just to cop a ban and a basket full of points, then pay for it all over again with the insurance....
Absolutely. Your basically sealing your own fate by hanging around for the police to arrive. You wouldn't walk into a police station after you have nicked a bottle of wine and say 'I have just stolen this from Sainsbury's, arrest me'. It's the same principal.
Yes, that's the modern view. steal everything you want, never take responsibility for your actions, don't give a toss about anybody else. One thing though, if you seriously injured someone, would you stay to help them or would you, tosser that you are, run off and leave the person whom you potentially caused the death of just so you "Didn't have to face the consequenses? Even though you are a known troll, would you care to express your views please?
Didn't read about the injuries in this crash when did that happen?
Shoplifting has a good point hes not a troll just someone with a honest opinion.
You have to take what you can in life. Regardless of the consequences . If an opportunity comes up to earn some easy doe you have to grab it with both hands. You dont get any extra brownie points from leading a law abiding life. You end up in the same place as everyone else 6 feet under. Whats this country ever done for us? Nothing! and im not troll just someone with an honest opinion but not going into any detail or admitting to a specific crime.
[quote][p][bold]Last Poster[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Shoplifting is Great[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]pembury53[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Shoplifting is Great[/bold] wrote: That's the best thing to do. Why would you hang around if you got something to hide.[/p][/quote]i have to agree.... regardless of the rights and wrongs of drink driving, there's no point hanging around just to cop a ban and a basket full of points, then pay for it all over again with the insurance....[/p][/quote]Absolutely. Your basically sealing your own fate by hanging around for the police to arrive. You wouldn't walk into a police station after you have nicked a bottle of wine and say 'I have just stolen this from Sainsbury's, arrest me'. It's the same principal.[/p][/quote]Yes, that's the modern view. steal everything you want, never take responsibility for your actions, don't give a toss about anybody else. One thing though, if you seriously injured someone, would you stay to help them or would you, tosser that you are, run off and leave the person whom you potentially caused the death of just so you "Didn't have to face the consequenses? Even though you are a known troll, would you care to express your views please?[/p][/quote]Didn't read about the injuries in this crash when did that happen? Shoplifting has a good point hes not a troll just someone with a honest opinion. You have to take what you can in life. Regardless of the consequences . If an opportunity comes up to earn some easy doe you have to grab it with both hands. You dont get any extra brownie points from leading a law abiding life. You end up in the same place as everyone else 6 feet under. Whats this country ever done for us? Nothing! and im not troll just someone with an honest opinion but not going into any detail or admitting to a specific crime. danger2013
  • Score: -11

5:23am Mon 1 Sep 14

danger2013 says...

And on the subject of the actual story. Its a no brainier why would anyone with half a brain hang around to get arrested and lose their license. Its simple logic and completely standard to leave the scene.
And on the subject of the actual story. Its a no brainier why would anyone with half a brain hang around to get arrested and lose their license. Its simple logic and completely standard to leave the scene. danger2013
  • Score: -8

5:54pm Mon 1 Sep 14

J Arthur Rank says...

danger2013 wrote:
And on the subject of the actual story. Its a no brainier why would anyone with half a brain hang around to get arrested and lose their license. Its simple logic and completely standard to leave the scene.
Hello Dangermouse, I think with your clear knowledge of the law and procedures you should go into business offering advice to those who fall foul of the police. You could make a lot of money...for those who come in after you to sort the mess out.
Having said that, I would agree with you that it does seem to be common practice these days to 'do a runner' in these sorts of cases. However, this is not without risk as the penalties, if one is caught, are potentially a lot higher than if one had remained at the scene and accepted one's responsibilities.
[quote][p][bold]danger2013[/bold] wrote: And on the subject of the actual story. Its a no brainier why would anyone with half a brain hang around to get arrested and lose their license. Its simple logic and completely standard to leave the scene.[/p][/quote]Hello Dangermouse, I think with your clear knowledge of the law and procedures you should go into business offering advice to those who fall foul of the police. You could make a lot of money...for those who come in after you to sort the mess out. Having said that, I would agree with you that it does seem to be common practice these days to 'do a runner' in these sorts of cases. However, this is not without risk as the penalties, if one is caught, are potentially a lot higher than if one had remained at the scene and accepted one's responsibilities. J Arthur Rank
  • Score: 0
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