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Felixstowe: Motorist who drove car at man before crashing into garden wall wanted by police

PUBLISHED: 14:53 31 March 2014 | UPDATED: 14:53 31 March 2014

Butley Road in Felixstowe

Butley Road in Felixstowe

A motorist drove his car into a man, leaving him in hospital, before crashing into a garden wall and fleeing the scene in Felixstowe last night, police said.

Police are hunting the driver of an emerald green car with a spoiler after a 36-year-old man was injured near the junction of Stour Avenue and Butley Road at around 7.30pm.

The pair became embroiled in a verbal altercation before the car was driven at the man, a Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said.

The vehicle then crashed into a garden wall at a property in Stour Avenue.

The injured man hobbled away before being taken to hospital by a relative.

The car, thought to have been damaged, drove off.

The incident was reported by a resident to police, who have launched an investigation and are appealing for witnesses or people with information relating to the incident to come forward.

Call 101.

A Shotley father with five drink-driving convictions has been jailed for 36 weeks after taking his mother’s car without consent and crashing it into a hedge.

Snow could fall in parts of Suffolk this morning as temperatures dropped overnight.

Bosses at the Eastern Enterprise Hub and University of Suffolk hope gaming and technology students will be inspired to pursue their games ideas, after it emerged the gaming industry is one of the fastest growing locally.

Police and firefighters were called to a suspected arson attack in Carlton Colville in the early hours of this morning.

Trains between London and Norwich are being cancelled this morning as a result of engineering work not having been completed on time.

Police are growing “increasingly concerned” for the welfare of a missing 52-year-old Suffolk man.

Police have arrested a 66-year-old man in connection with an incident that caused armed officers to swoop on Ipswich town centre tonight.

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