Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle charges, Thursday Island

Police have charged a man after a car crashed into residence on Thursday Island this morning, Queensland Police say.

Officers were called to an address on Poruma Street at 9.40am following reports a car had rolled down a driveway into the veranda of the property and damaged a water mains pipe.

It will be alleged that two men were involved in an altercation, and one of the men disengaged the park break on a stationary car causing it to roll down the driveway.

No one was physically injured as a result of the incident, and the damage and structural integrity of the property will be assessed.

A 22-year-old man has been charged with one count each of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and adversely affected by an intoxicating substance and unlawful use of a motor vehicle and three counts of wilful damage.

He is due to appear in the Thursday Island Magistrates Court on January 17.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously.

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