Police Seek Witnesses: Northgate Crash Incident

Hendra police investigating a traffic incident at Northgate this afternoon which saw a man struck by a vehicle and a driver charged with acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm, are appealing for witnesses.

Police will allege the drivers of two vehicles pulled over their respective cars in the northbound lanes of Southern Cross Way, Northgate at around 2.15pm.

The driver of one vehicle, a 36-year-old North Brisbane man exited his car and approached the other driver.

Following a brief conversation between the pair the man began walking back to his car when police will allege he was struck by the second vehicle.

The man was knocked to the ground sustaining non-life threatening injuries. He was later transported to hospital.

Members of the public seeing the incident stopped and assisted the injured man as well as allegedly preventing the second driver from leaving.

A 53-year-old Coolum Beach man was arrested by police at the scene and charged with acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm. He has been granted police bail and is due to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on March 29.

Police are appealing for any motorists that witnessed the incident, and have not yet spoken to police, to contact them.

Police are also appealing for anyone with relevant dashcam footage to come forward.

Officers are also wishing to speak to anyone who saw the vehicles driving along Southern Cross Way prior to 4.30pm to contact them.

The two vehicles involved are a 2008 green Holden Commodore sedan and a red 2012 Renault Megane.

Holden Commodore
Holden Commodore

Renault Megane
Renault Megane

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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