The wrecked Mazda was still in a paddock at Wooroolin on Sunday afternoon

January 25, 2021

A 32-year-old Nanango man will face court after a single-vehicle crash left a wrecked Mazda sedan in a paddock beside the Bunya Highway at Wooroolin at the weekend.

Police were called to the incident at 1:40am on Saturday.

The vehicle was heading towards Kingaroy when the driver apparently failed to navigate the left-hand bend at the old railway line.

The vehicle veered on to the wrong side of the road, crossed a steep culvert and rolled over through a barbed wire fence, coming to rest on its wheels in the paddock.

The driver was uninjured however allegedly returned a positive sample to a roadside breath test (0.168 BAC).

A search of the vehicle also allegedly located drug utensils and a small amount of cannabis.

The man will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on February 15 charged with drink-driving and possessing a dangerous drug and drug utensils.

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Investigations are continuing into a single-vehicle crash which occurred on River Road at Inverlaw on Sunday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the incident, near Luck Road, at 3:00pm.

A Suzuki hatchback, being driven by a 21-year-old Kingaroy woman, was travelling along River Road towards Kingaroy when it drifted off the road to the left.

The vehicle then re-entered the road but the driver apparently lost control. The Suzuki rolled an unknown number of times before coming to a stop, upside down.

The woman and a one-year-old girl were transported to Kingaroy Hospital for assessment and observation.

The driver allegedly returned a positive result to a roadside breath test (0.074 BAC).

Investigations are continuing but police said charges were likely once the results of blood tests were known.

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