Home

Lucky escape after driver swerves to miss animal

Talitha WolfeAlbany Advertiser
An abandoned car was found along Albany Highway by Cranbrook Police this morning.
Camera IconAn abandoned car was found along Albany Highway by Cranbrook Police this morning. Credit: Cranbrook Police/ Twitter

The driver of an abandoned car found this morning had a lucky escape says Cranbrook police.

Police found the abandoned vehicle on Albany Highway and Peter Valley Road, north of Cranbrook at about 8.15am.

Sergeant Laurie Seton said the vehicle narrowly missed large trees.

Sgt Seton said the male driver had since contacted police and claimed he swerved to miss an animal at 11pm last night.

Cranbrook police investigated an abandoned car this morning.
Camera IconCranbrook police investigated an abandoned car this morning. Credit: Cranbrook Police/ Twitter

Get in front of tomorrow's news for FREE

Journalism for the curious Australian across politics, business, culture and opinion.

READ NOW

The close call was the second serious accident Cranbrook Police have attended this week after a Taiwanese couple crashed into a tree in Porungurup Sunday afternoon.

Get the latest news from thewest.com.au in your inbox.

Sign up for our emails