Smashed automobiles and drugged drivers

The black Ford Falcon that allegedly crossed a median strip and collided with a Ford tray-back utility.

IN a two-hour interval yesterday (December 23), police responded to a number of collisions.

Probably the most severe occurred on the Monaro Freeway, Gilmore, at about 2.20pm when a black Ford Falcon allegedly crossed the median strip and collided with a Ford tray-back utility.

Police, ACT Hearth & Rescue, and ACT Ambulance Service responded to the collision, which closed the freeway for a number of hours. The drivers of each autos have been taken to hospital.

The a silver Toyota Camry that rolled a number of occasions on the Majura Parkway, Majura.

At 3.55pm police acquired reviews {that a} silver Toyota Camry had rolled a number of occasions on the Majura Parkway, Majura.

Police, Hearth & Rescue and ACT ambulance attended the scene, and police detained the driving force, a 28-year-old Chifley man, making an attempt to go away the scene. He recorded a constructive end result for alcohol in a roadside screening take a look at and was taken into custody.

The person might be summonsed to seem in courtroom in 2023 on expenses together with drink driving and driving whereas suspended.

In the meantime, a 34–year-old Holt man was arrested yesterday, when police noticed him allegedly attaching incorrect quantity plates to his automobile in Corridor.

Police checks revealed the person was a disqualified driver, and a roadside take a look at recorded a constructive indication to medicine.

The person faces expenses of driving whereas disqualified, drug driving, and utilizing a quantity plate not correctly issued.

And a 50-year-old Reid man can also be going through expenses of drug driving and unlicensed driving after he was stopped by police whereas using a motorbike in Hackett about 8.10pm yesterday.

The person, who’s on bail, was arrested after he recorded a constructive studying for medicine in a roadside take a look at.

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 A/Insp Travis Mills mentioned: “I’m very dissatisfied that these drivers wouldn’t solely put their lives in danger however present no look after different street customers.

“What we’ve seen right here is folks exhibiting a blatant disregard for their very own security on the roads, and that of others throughout what ought to be a time of celebration.”

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Ian Meikle, editor