Car abandoned after horror smash in Nelson

The damaged vehicle. Photo: Matthew Jones
The damaged vehicle. Photo: Matthew Jones

A Ford Galaxy people carrier has been found abandoned and badly damaged in a field in the Halifax Road area of Nelson this morning.

Police were called to the scene around 7-45am and found the vehicle had gone through a fence and ended up in the field.

The damaged vehicle. Photo: Matthew Jones

The damaged vehicle. Photo: Matthew Jones

There were no people with the vehicle and it is understood there were no casualities as a result of the accident.

An investigation is under way to try to find out the circumstances and police have not ruled out the possibility that the vehicle had been stolen.

The photos of the vehicle are from Matthew Jones.

The damaged vehicle. Photo: Matthew Jones

The damaged vehicle. Photo: Matthew Jones