The 17-year-old driver of a dramatic moment, accused of stealing a Ute with a trailer while drunk, is arrested after a terrible high-speed hunt on a busy highway
- Learner drivers charged with a number of criminal offenses after a high-speed police hunt
- The teen is believed to have stolen a Ute from the shopping center on the Sunshine Coast
- The police chased the youngster along busy streets full of other drivers
- They finally managed to get Ute to stop and arrest the teenager
A 17-year-old learner driver was indicted after allegedly leading the police drunk on a high-speed hunt in a stolen car.
At around 7 p.m. on Saturday evening, police received reports that a Ute with a trolley trailer attached to it was stolen from a shopping center on the Sunshine Coast north of Brisbane.
Witnesses saw the vehicle drive north on Nicklin Way with trailer ramps lowered, dragging it along the road, and sparking other drivers.
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A 17-year-old learner driver was charged with a number of crimes, including drunk driving, after leading the police in a high-speed hunt on a busy highway
A short time later, officials at Kawana Waters Station discovered the stolen vehicle and trailer near the Bruce Highway interchange and tried to intercept them.
The police were accompanied by another patrol car and motorcycle and continued the persecution.
The driver then made an alleged U-turn as he headed south on the Bruce Highway before the police could drive in front of him and place spikes along the road.
After the two front wheels of the Ute had been successfully emptied, the car finally stopped on a busy street when the police approached it.
"I'm done, I'm done, I'm done," the teenager was heard saying when the police pulled him out of the car.
At around 7:00 p.m. on Saturday evening, the police received calls that a Ute with a shopping cart trailer attached was allegedly stolen from a shopping center on the Sunshine Coast north of Brisbane
"The Ute stopped at a short distance and the alleged driver, a 17-year-old gym boy, was taken into custody at the scene," said a police statement.
"The boy reportedly gave a positive roadside breath analysis and was transported to the Maroochydore Watchhouse, where he produced a 0.092% BAC."
He was charged with four cases of intentional damage, two cases of illegal use of a motor vehicle and one case of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.
He has also been charged with drunk driving, evasion, public harassment, and non-compliance with student license requirements.
The boy is treated in accordance with the provisions of the Youth Rights Act.
The teenager was eventually arrested and arrested by the police before being charged with a number of criminal offenses, including drunk driving