Police have made an arrest following an alleged dangerous operation of a motor vehicle which caused a serious traffic crash in Crestmead last night.
Around 9.55pm, the vehicle which police will allege was on the incorrect side of the road, collided head on with another car on Fifth Avenue after running a red light at a nearby intersection.
Police will further allege the vehicle earlier evaded police after an attempt to intercept it when police had spotted the vehicle driving without any registration plates.
The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was located and arrested at the scene.
Police have charged a 23-year-old Greenbank man with one count each of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing grievously bodily harm whilst adversely affected by an intoxicating substance, driving a motor vehicle without a driver’s licence, evade police, possessing dangerous drug (methamphetamine), receiving tainted property, stealing and unlawful use of a motor vehicle.
He was denied police bail and is expected to appear at the Brisbane Magistrates Court today.
A 70-year-old Slacks Creek woman, the driver of the other vehicle, was transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital in a serious.
Three children aged 16,15 and 13 were transported to the Royal Children’s Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
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