Car spins on oil and crashes

A DRIVER escaped uninjured when his car spun on oil and crashed into a roadside pole in Ipswich town centre.

A DRIVER escaped uninjured when his car spun on oil and crashed into a roadside pole in Ipswich town centre.

The crash happened at Civic Drive shortly before 9pm yesterday .

A man driving a black Toyota Altezza told police he skidded on oil and lost control of his car.

The car crashed into a post holding a litter bin and knocked it out of the ground.

The man gave a positive roadside breath test and taken to Ipswich Police Station, but was later released when a second test on a more accurate machine showed he was not over the legal alcohol limit.

The man was not injured and traffic kept flowing.

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