A 27-year-old driver has been charged with a string of offences.
A 27-year-old driver has been charged with a string of offences.

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.

WATCH: Police film dramatic car chase that ends in rollover

PURSUIT: The vehicle had turned from Shakespeare into Milton when it struck a truck and rolled.
PURSUIT: The vehicle had turned from Shakespeare into Milton when it struck a truck and rolled.

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.



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