Police have laid charges after a car was spotted doing dangerous burnouts outside Waikato Hospital before it narrowly avoided a crash with an off-duty police officer.
A police spokeswomen said they received multiple calls of concern from the public after a car was spotted doing burnouts in a Waikato Hospital driveway about 6pm yesterday.
Police allege the Mitsubishi Lancer crashed into another vehicle on hospital grounds.
An off-duty police officer narrowly avoided a crash with the car, according to the Waikato Police Facebook page.
The police spokeswoman said the vehicle was located a short time afterwards near Garden Place and the man was arrested.
A 45-year-old Melville man has been charged with dangerous driving and sustained loss of traction.