• Hannah Phillips

Update: Man Arrested After Hit-Run Crash in Moonta


Police have arrested a man following an investigation into a two car crash during the week at Moonta.


At about 5.30pm on Wednesday 28 February, Kadina Police attended the scene of the crash at the intersection of Ellen and Caroline streets.

No one was injured, however one of the vehicles was driven from away from the scene with major damage to its front and was last seen heading into the Moonta Cemetery.

Police will allege the driver also threatened the other driver before leaving.

A 35-year-old from Port Hughes was arrested yesterday (Thursday 1 March) at a Port Hughes address after police received information from the public.

He has been charged with fail to give way, due care, unregistered, uninsured, contrary to defect, drive suspended, assault and leave accident scene and refused bail to appear in court later today.

Anyone who witnessed this crash is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 (you can remain anonymous) or contact the Kadina Police Station on 8828 1100.