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Echuca crash

  • Echuca crash

Police appeal for information after driver hits traffic lights

A teenage driver who hit a traffic light pole at the intersection of Ogilvie Avenue and High St this morning has allegedly tested positive to drugs.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the accident, shortly after 6am.

The vehicle was being driven east on Ogilvie Avenue, when the accident happened. The driver, 19, from Gannawarra was the only person involved in the accident.

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Police confirmed the man failed a roadside drug test and are now awaiting the result of a blood analysis.

The damage to the traffic light, at one of Echuca's busiest intersections, is causing some delays.

Police are warning drivers to take care around the intersection and use an alternative route if possible.