Car onto Footpath in Flinders

Man Thrown over Bonnet

15 May 2018

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Police are investigating after a car veered off the road in Townsville's nightclub strip hitting barricades, bins and throwing one man over the bonnet.
A 28 year old Townsville man has non-life threatening injuries. He's spent the night in the Townsville Hospital.
The car going onto the footpath in Flinders Street at about 11.30pm, just near Cactus Jacks.
Paramedics say they received a large amount of calls from witnesses. At least one person was treated for shock.
The car stopped more than 100m away near the Mad Cow.
An Indian Student aged 22 has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle. The man will be in court today.
Roadside blood and alcohol testing coming up negative.
He isn’t speaking with police, but investigators don't beleive it is deliberate at this stage.
They will again review CCTV footage this morning.

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