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SOMERVILLE Highway Patrol members are seeking help from people with mobile phone or dash-cam footage of the black Ford ute, pictured, which came to grief in the Coles car park, Mornington-Tyabb Road, Mornington, 11.50am, Friday 13 March.

The driver, a 37-year-old Somerville man, had allegedly been doing burnouts at the Nepean Highway/Tanti Avenue and Nepean Highway/Mornington-Tyabb Road intersections, before driving up to the car park where he ran over an embankment and got stuck.

He was later airlifted to The Alfred hospital with serious injuries. (“Airlift after smash, drive-off” The News 13/3/2020).

Police believe shoppers captured the driver’s on their phones. Anyone with footage is urged to call Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000, or make an online report.

First published in the Southern Peninsula News – 31 March 2020

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