Man charged over dramatic car chase on Mackay streets
A MAN who allegedly rammed a police car and lead authorities on a chase through suburban streets will front Mackay courts today.
The 27-year-old driver was arrested and taken to Mackay Base Hospital for treatment yesterday after his vehicle allegedly crashed into a truck and rolled on Milton St.
The man had allegedly evaded officers after police confronted him in Andergrove about 5.30am.
He has been charged with serious assault of police, wilful damage of police property, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, possessing property suspected of being the proceeds of an offence, possessing drug utensils, unlawful possession of a weapon, evade police, unlicensed driving and two charges of possessing dangerous drugs.
He is due to appear in the Mackay Magistrates Court today.