Cars cause chaos in the Tweed CBD

TWEED police were yesterday searching for the driver of a vehicle that left a trail of destruction through the Tweed Heads CBD in the early hours of yesterday.

Trees and shrubs were mowed down and park benches and concrete bollards were damaged when the car mounted a roundabout and a footpath about 5.10am.

When police arrived at the scene, at the intersection of Wharf and Frances streets, they located an abandoned Holden Cruze, but its driver was no-where to be found.

In an unrelated incident, one person was taken to hospital with minor injuries following a four-car crash in Tweed Heads on Saturday.

About 11.15am, a car travelling south on Wharf Street, near the Boyd Street intersection, allegedly ran into a stationary car ahead of it.

Four vehicles soon became involved when each car was pushed into another at the traffic lights near the Ivory Tavern.

Wet weather may have been a factor in the crash, which police, firefighters and ambulance crews attended.

No one was trapped, but one person was transported to The Tweed Hospital.

Three of the four vehicles - a Ford, a Toyota, a Nissan and a Mazda - were later towed from the scene.

No action had been taken against any of the drivers yesterday, but police investigations were continuing.

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