August 12, 2020

An elderly pushbike rider suffered minor injuries when he was struck by a vehicle at Booie last week.

Office-in-charge of Kingaroy Police, Senior Sergeant Dave Tierney said police were called about 8:00am last Tuesday (August 4) to Malar Road.

Investigations suggested a 78-year-old Booie man was on the bicycle and indicated to turn into his driveway.

As he did this, the driver of a Nissan stationwagon, a 54-year-old Nanango woman, allegedly overtook the bicycle, striking it as it turned.

The rider received medical assistance for minor injuries.

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A 20-year-old Toogoolawah man will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on September 21 charged with drug driving, driving unaccompanied as a learner and failing to display L plates after police stopped a Nissan ute in Youngman Street, Kingaroy, at 6:20pm on August 8.

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Kingaroy police responded to a variety of incidents between August 3-9 including offences against the person, property and traffic offences. They also attended five domestic violence incidents and issued 31 infringement notices for life-endangering traffic offences

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