Driver deserts his car

Whitsunday Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

PROSER­PINE po­lice were called to a sin­gleve­hi­cle traf­fic crash on Shute Har­bour Road, Mount Ju­lian, on Satur­day, July 27 at 9pm.

Of­fi­cer in charge of the Proser­pine Sta­tion Sergeant Nathan Blain said the driver had de­camped prior to po­lice ar­rival but was lo­cated a short time later in Proser­pine.

The 30-year-old Air­lie Beach man was breathal­ysed and re­turned a read­ing of 0.189 per cent.

He was ar­rested and charged with driv­ing un- der the in­flu­ence of liquor and with­out due care and at­ten­tion. He will ap­pear in the Proser­pine Mag­is­trate’s Court at a later date.

ABAN­DONED: The driver of a car in­volved in a sin­gle-ve­hi­cle crash on Shute Har­bour Road, had left be­fore po­lice ar­rived on Satur­day night.

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