POLICE: New Year's Day celebrations end abruptly for one man.
POLICE: New Year's Day celebrations end abruptly for one man. Kate Darvall

One man's New Year's celebrations end abruptly

NEW Year's Day celebrations ended abruptly for a man who was caught doing burnouts and driving dangerously in Frangipani Dr, Kingaroy about 4pm on the first day of the year.

Kingaroy police officer-in-charge Senior Sergeant Duane Frank said the 24-year-old Wattle Camp man allegedly reached dangerously high speeds before he lost control of the car.

When he lost control, Snr Sgt Frank said he allegedly mounted a footpath and travelled along it for some distance.

Although the man was alone in the car, Snr Sgt Frank said his alleged offence was witnessed by a number of people in the area.

When police arrived, the alleged driver was found at a nearby house and taken to Kingaroy Hospital where a blood sample was taken.

"Police will be awaiting the results of the blood test, testing for intoxicating substances," Snr Sgt Frank said.

Police will allege the man was affected by drugs and or alcohol.

The 24-year-old Wattle Camp man was issued with a notice to appear in court on February 22 for dangerous driving and hooning related behaviour.

Snr Sgt Frank said the man's vehicle was impounded for 90 days because he was allegedly a repeat offender.

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