Parkes man drives car through fence and water main, taken to hospital

A 48-year-old Parkes man was taken to hospital after a single vehicle accident on Thursday night. 

The man was driving a white Mitsubishi Magna west on Grenfell Street when the vehicle crossed to the incorrect side of the road, mounted the curb, drove through a fence and dislodged a water main.

Officers spoke to him at the scene before he was taken to Parkes Hospital where he had blood taken for analysis. 

Police are conducting further investigations. 

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A vehicle parked in Pholeros Lane was maliciously damaged on Friday night.

The red Mazda 3 was parked in the lane between 6.30pm and 9.30pm. 

When the owner returned to the vehicle they discovered a round dent in the drivers door and a smudge mark on the bonnet. 

Police will view nearby CCTV in an attempt to identify those responsible. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact Parkes Police on 6862 9999 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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A colorbond fence was maliciously damaged at an address in Orange Street between 4pm on Wednesday and 8am on Friday. 

Unknown offenders threw approximately four litres of red enamel paint on a number of the fence panels and the house.

Investigations are continuing. 

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