Mayhem caused on Childers roads
A DRIVER whose out-of-control car left a trail of destruction down the main street of Childers last week has been apprehended by police.
Driving a stolen Mercedes SUV, the man hit numerous cars in Churchill St shortly after 11am on Friday as he frantically tried to avoid capture.
Residents of the normally quiet town were in shock and in disbelief at what they saw.
Witnesses reported hearing the car ram the side of a van and then taking off at great speed.
One witness said it happened so fast it was over before they knew it.
The female driver of the van was uninjured but was clearly shaken.
A loud crash was heard as the desperate driver being pursued pushed through traffic in an effort to avoid police.
Police had earlier tried to intercept the car on the Bruce Hwy south of Childers.
Following the drama in Churchill St, the man dumped the Mercedes and stole a gold Toyota Camry sedan from Apple Tree Creek.
Police believe the man stole a third car, reported missing from the Biggenden-Dallarnil area.
Geoffrey Declan Foran appeared in Brisbane Magistrates Court over the police chase and allegedly driving while disqualified.
The 28-year-old is accused of stealing a total of three cars, failing to stop for police, dangerous driving as well as burglary and weapon charges.
Foran had allegedly breached previous bail conditions and was on a warrant for failing to appear in Bundaberg District Court on August 22.
He did not apply for bail and the case was adjourned to October 10 in the same court.
CRASH DRAMA: This van was one of the vehicles damaged in Childers’ main street.