A small explosive device was found after a car crash in Wellington.
Police say two vehicles collided on Hutchison Road in Newtown about 12.15pm yesterday.
One person was left with minor injuries, while another left the scene in a third vehicle.
Police said the device was found in an SUV.
The area was cordoned off and the Defence Force was brought in to help.
Investigations are underway to locate the driver of the SUV.