Incident in Newtown at Wellington

Police are making enquiries to locate a person who fled the scene of a crash in Wellington this afternoon.

The two-vehicle collision occurred on Hutchison Road in Newtown about 12.15pm.

One driver sustained minor injuries, while the other left the scene in a third vehicle, thought to be white truck or ute.

Police located an item of concern in the abandoned vehicle, a Ford Explorer, and set up a cordon as a precaution.

The item was made safe by the New Zealand Defence Force and cordons were stood down about 3.30pm.

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