Police Seek Information: Traffic Crash in Rural View, QLD

Police are appealing for information in relation to a two-vehicle traffic crash in Rural View earlier this week.

Around 7.20pm on Tuesday April 30, a head-on collision occurred between a dark coloured Ford Ranger utility and a black Suzuki Swift at the intersection of Eimeo Road and Carl Court.

The Ford Ranger then crashed into a ditch and the passenger, a 37-year-old Beaconsfield man, attempted to flee the scene and was tracked by Dog Squad to nearby bushland. He sustained a dog bite to his arm and was transported to Mackay Base Hospital in a stable condition.

He was later charged with obstruct police officer and was due to appear before Mackay Magistrates Court on May 1.

The driver of the Ford Ranger, a 24-year-old Mackay woman, was physically unharmed.

She was arrested at the scene and charged with dangerous operation of a vehicle and adversely affected by an intoxicating substance with prior conviction and driving of a motor vehicle without a driver licence.

She was due to appear before Mackay Magistrates Court on May 1.

The driver and sole occupant of the Suzuki Swift, a 26-year-old Dolphin Heads woman, sustained arm injuries as a result of the crash.

Investigators appeal for anyone with dash cam vision of the traffic crash to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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