Crash driver had been drinking

A MAN was charged for drink driving after crashing into a parked car in Mary St, Saturday.

It was alleged the 68-year-old man had a low blood alcohol content of .065% when police caught up with him at his Gympie home shortly after the collision.

His Ford and the Toyota it allegedly hit were driven from the scene and the Toyota's owner, a 30-year-old male, reported the crash to police.

The older driver allegedly told police he had been driving along Monkland St and turned into Mary Street when he was distracted by a person on the side of the road and smashed into the back of the Toyota.

He was breath tested at his home and a positive reading resulted in him being taken to the police station where he blew .065% BAC.

A two-vehicle traffic crash on Beenham Valley Road, Wolvi, on Friday was believed to be the result of loose road surface.

A vehicle lost control on gravel road and hit a tree then a second vehicle collided with it.

The driver was taken to hospital with neck and shoulder injuries around midday.

Gympie Times


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