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Wallaby Sends Ute Spinning

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The badly damaged Ford Falcon utility at Haly Creek on Wednesday night (Photo: QPS)

The vehicle sustained damage after spinning and hitting a tree (Photo: QPS)

April 19, 2018

A wallaby sparked a chain reaction at Haly Creek on Wednesday night which resulted in a learner driver being taken to hospital, and a Falcon ute being badly damaged.

The incident occurred on Stuart Valley Drive about 6:55pm.

Senior Constable Adam Entwistle, from Kumbia Police, said the wallaby had jumped in front of the Falcon.

The driver swerved after the impact, hit gravel and lost control, hitting a tree.

The vehicle then spun 180 degrees and hit a second tree rear on.

The 19-year-old male driver and his 43-year-old male passenger were both from Kingaroy.

The teenager was taken to hospital for assessment after suffering bruising to his arm, but was not admitted.

No action will be taken against driver.

The wallaby’s condition is unknown …

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