Police are appealing for members of the public who may have witnessed or have information about a crash outside the Four Square on Main Street, Mataura.
The incident occurred about 6.20pm on Saturday 4 May.
A vehicle, described as a white or light-coloured four-wheel-drive, reversed into a red Honda parked outside the Four Square, and then left the scene.
A woman witnessed the incident and alerted the Honda’s owner.
The four-wheel-drive was last seen on Albion Street with the other vehicle’s front bumper stuck to its tow bar.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Constable Jacob Garrett at the Mataura Police Station.