The Toyota utility ended up on its roof after running off Hodges Road in Kingaroy (Photo: QPS)

July 12, 2021

A teenage driver was lucky to escape injury when his 4WD left the road and flipped on Sunday afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the gravel section of Hodges Road in Kingaroy about 1:00pm.

The Toyota ute had left the road and overturned.

A police spokesperson said the 18-year-old male driver, from Kingaroy, was not injured but the vehicle was extensively damaged.

Investigations are continuing.

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Two men will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on August 2 to face drink-driving charges after police operations on Saturday.

At 1:10am, police pulled over a Toyota ute which was allegedly doing 128km/h in a 100km/h zone on the D’Aguilar Highway at Coolabunia.

The driver, an 18-year-old Glan Devon man, allegedly blew 0.110 BAC.

At 8:15pm on Saturday, police intercepted a Toyota ute in Haly Street, Kingaroy, for a roadside breath test of the driver. A 36-year-old Kingaroy man allegedly recorded 0.08 BAC.

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Three men have been issued with $827 fines for allegedly creating a public nuisance outside a hotel in Youngman Street, Kingaroy, in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police were called at 1:25am.

A 35-year-old, a 31-year-old and a 27-year-old were each issued with infringement notices.

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An elderly driver escaped injury when his vehicle struck guardrails outside Peries SupaIGA supermarket in Nanango on Monday morning.

Emergency services were called at 11:30am.

It is believed the driver may have accidentally hit the wrong pedal when parking.


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