A DRIVER crashed into a front yard in Bury before running away before police arrived.

Police officers found the van in Rochdale Old Road, which had crashed through a low fence and was left outside a property's front door.

Police officers attended the scene on Sunday evening but found that the driver had left the scene prior to their arrival.

A photo posted by police shows damage to the property's yard, the vehicle's body work and one of its wheels.

The vehicle was subsequently recovered and is awaiting forensic examination.