POLICE are searching for a driver after an incident at Ballarat Central this afternoon.
It is believed a person was speeding erratically down Little Bridge Street when they lost control of their vehicle, hitting a post and mounting the kerb before hitting a gas meter.
Firefighters and police both attended the scene.
There were initial fears of a gas leak due to the meter being struck on the side of the Dyers Steak Stable building.
Police are now reviewing footage taken by witnesses of the incident to track down the driver, who left the scene.
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