Police are investigating after a car crashed into the front yard of a home in Hoppers Crossing on 9 December.
It’s understood a Holden station wagon smashed into a tree in front of the home on Pannam Drive just before 11.30pm.
The driver fled the scene on foot but was located by officers nearby.
The 44-year-old Hoppers Crossing man as arrested by police.
He was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries under police guard.
No one was home at the time of the collision.
Investigations into the exact cause of the collision is ongoing.
Anyone with information, dashcam vision or anyone who witnessed the crash is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.