Police Charge Alleged Drink Driver After Driving Through A Cemetery

Extensive damage to cemetery


Hit News Team

31 March 2019

Hit News Team

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Police have charged an alleged drink driver after a vehicle was driven through a cemetery causing extensive damage in Roma early Friday morning.

Officers were called to Lewis Street around 3.30am following reports a vehicle had crashed through a fence and travelled about 40 metres into the cemetery.

As a result of the incident, 20 gravesites were destroyed, causing more than $20,000 in damage.

The female driver was transported to hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

The 31-year-old woman has been charged with one count each of dangerous driving while affected by an intoxicating substance, driving under the influence of liquor, unlawful use of a motor vehicle and driving without a licence.

She is due to appear in the Roma Magistrates Court on May 25.

If you have information for police, contact:

POLICELINK:  131 444

ONLINE:  online form 24hrs per day.

CRIMESTOPPERS:  1800.333.000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

QUOTE REF #: QP1900623025

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