Hoons speeding in a carPhoto: Cade Mooney / Sunshine Coast Daily
Hoons speeding in a carPhoto: Cade Mooney / Sunshine Coast Daily

Blind drunk and doing 126km/h on busy Gympie region road

THIS morning at around 10am, a 38-year-old Maryborough woman was stopped in Goomeri after driving at 126km/h on the Wide Bay Highway and more than four times over the limit.

The woman allegedly returned a blood alcohol concentration of 0.214 per cent.

She will appear in the Murgon Magistrates Court on February 4, in relation to disqualified driving and driving under the influence of a liquor.

Police have taken the opportunity to remind motorist of the severe dangers associated with drink driving and excessive speed.

Speeding crash road toll death fatal five
Speeding crash road toll death fatal five

Police will continue to be out patrolling with the current state-wide road policing operation running simultaneously as schools return.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

Quote this reference number: QP2000202431

Gympie Times


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