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Driver crashes into tractor in Pismo Beach, flees scene

Posted at 12:41 AM, Oct 10, 2019

Pismo police are investigating after a driver crashed into a parked tractor in Pismo Beach and fled the scene.

The crash happened on Shell Beach Road just north of the Cliffs Hotel and Spa just after 11 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say the driver of a two-door black vehicle crashed head-on into the tractor parked in a coned-off construction area.

Police say they thoroughly searched the area for the driver but were unable to locate them.

Officers say alcohol was found inside the vehicle.

The California Highway Patrol received reports of a wrong-way driver just before the crash matching this vehicle description. Pismo police could not confirm whether the two vehicles were related.

The Pismo Beach Police Department says it will continue to follow up on the crash and attempt to locate the missing driver.