Police Charge Man with Dangerous Driving Offence Following Incident Yesterday Afternoon

Motorcyclists sustains leg injuries


Hit News Darling Downs

29 July 2019

Hit News Darling Downs

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The 24-year-old man was spotted gunning it along the New England Highway at Mount Luke where he allegedly clipped a motorcyclist, who fell from his bike sustaining leg injuries as a result.

He driver of the car failed to stop for police lights and sirens, but was eventually captured after police used a tyre deflation device at Harlaxton, where the driver came to to halt after crashing into a vacant house before being caught on foot.

He'll front court in August on the following charges:

 

  • dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
  • one count each of evade
  • driving under the influence of liquor
  • possess dangerous drug (methylamphetamine)
  • obstruct police

The rider of the motorcycle was transported to hospital in a stable condition with leg injuries.

If you have any information for police contact:

POLICELINK: 131.444

CRIMESTOPPERS: 1800.333.000

QUOTE REF #: QP1901459412

 

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