Man hospitalised, charged with drink driving after New Auckland car crash

May 12, 2023 7:54 am in by
Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.

A Sun Valley man will face court accused of drink driving, after crashing a car into a light pole at New Auckland.

Police say the incident happened along the Dawson Highway, at around 2.45pm on Saturday May 6.

He allegedly crashed a silver Ford Falcon sedan.

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The 27-year-old was taken to Gladstone Hospital to be treated for injuries and to give a further specimen of blood for analysis, after doing a roadside breath test.

He was charged with driving on a suspended licence, while under the influence.

He is set to appear in the Gladstone Magistrates Court on June 13.