Drink-driver allegedly rammed four police cars

A 56-YEAR-OLD man who allegedly rammed four police cars at Nambour has been charged with wilful damage and drink driving.

Around 3.45pm, it will be alleged the man drove his vehicle into the carpark of the police station in Currie Street.

It will further be alleged the man then crashed into the passenger side of a Road Policing Unit vehicle causing significant damage.

The impact forced the vehicle into another police vehicle also causing damage.

An alleged drink-driver rammed his car into a police vehicle at Nambour.
An alleged drink-driver rammed his car into a police vehicle at Nambour.

Police will allege the man then reversed into another police vehicle causing severe damage to the passenger side.

It will further be alleged the man then drove into the rear of a fourth police vehicle causing significant damage.

Police allege the man then exited his vehicle and challenged police before an officer successfully deployed his Taser.

The man was taken into custody without incident.

The drama came just before an unrelated situation in Nambour where shots were fired and a home was set on fire.

Police said that in relation to the alleged car ramming, a 56-year-old Nambour man has been charged with four counts of wilful damage, one count of each of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, driving under the influence, obstruct police, contravene a direction and unlawfully found on a police establishment.

He is expected to appear in the Maroochydore Magistrates Court on Monday

No police officers were injured.


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