A man charged with crashing a vehicle which shunted through the front fence of a Rotorua childcare centre has been on the run since January.
Police have confirmed a man was charged with dangerous driving following the December 13 crash and was summonsed to appear in the Rotorua District Court in January.
He has failed to appear in court on two occasions and has two active warrants out for his arrest, a Rotorua police spokesman said.
The crash happened on Clayton Rd when a ute allegedly shunted a car through the front fence of Mountain View Preschool.
The preschool is next to Western Heights Primary School.
A police spokesman said a number of reports were received about a car being driven dangerously on Clayton Rd.