Tayside and Central Scotland

'Santa' flees Dundee car crash

Police have launched a search for a man dressed as Father Christmas who crashed his car into a garden hedge in Dundee then fled the scene.

Officers said it was likely the man, who was driving a blue Nissan Micra, would have been injured as a result of the crash.

The incident happened at about 05:20 in Ballindean Road, near to the junction with Balunie Avenue.

Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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