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Thursday, January 28, 2021

Driver flees after crashing into house at Cessnock

Hunter Valley Police District is appealing for public information in its search for a driver who fled the scene of a crash in the region overnight.

About 9.30pm on Wednesday 6 January, officers attended Chapman Street, Cessnock, and found a dark grey Holden Statesman crashed into a house.

Police have been told the car was travelling on High Street when it struck a Ford Fiesta, mounted the kerb, before hitting the premises, causing significant damage.

The driver then fled the scene prior to the arrival of officers.

Thankfully, the residents of the home were uninjured.

A crime scene was established and inquiries to locate the person responsible have started.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au