Police slam driver for ‘weaponising’ his automotive by driving 60km/hr over the velocity restrict in pouring rain throughout one in every of Queensland’s ‘darkest weekends’
- Man caught rushing 60km over the velocity restrict on Monday in Queensland
- Incident was at Beenleigh, in Brisbane’s south, and dismayed Queensland police
- Eight folks have died since Friday, in one in every of Queensland’s ‘darkest weekends’
Pissed off police have slammed a reckless driver after he was clocked 60km over the velocity restrict regardless of torrential rain in Queensland.
The person was detected travelling at 130km/h in a 70km/h zone in Beenleigh, in Brisbane‘s south, on Monday morning.
It comes after eight folks misplaced their lives on Queensland roads since Friday.
Appearing Chief Superintendent Ray Rohweder was shocked on the careless behaviour of the motive force.
These vehicles have been trapped after their homeowners tried to drive by means of water within the automotive park of Wacol practice station, in Brisbane’s south-west
The rain has been relentless in Queensland, inflicting chaos for commuters
‘That’s weaponising a motorcar, so far as I am involved,’ he instructed reporters.
‘The outcomes of that automobile colliding with one other automobile or any form of highway infrastructure is solely going to finish very, very badly.
‘We won’t have folks on our roads driving like that and count on police to have the ability to maintain the remainder of the group protected.’
Rohweder additionally urged motorists to respect highway security guidelines in testing circumstances, earlier than including the a number of fatalities made for a ‘darkish weekend’ in Queensland.
‘I simply plead with the general public to please take into consideration what you are doing behind the wheel, respect different highway customers and respect your self,’ he mentioned.
‘As a result of the implications, the tragedy that unfolds from the sort of behaviour is lifelong for some folks.’
In a horror three days, a person, 18, died on Friday when his motorbike hit a truck close to Townsville in Far North Queensland.
Hours later, a automotive passenger aged 28 was killed close to Childers, in rural Queensland, when the automobile he was in crashed.
On Saturday afternoon, a motorcyclist, 67, died after colliding with a automotive in Kalunga within the state’s Tableland Area, and a person, 35, died when the 4WD he was smashed into by a sedan in Mackay that evening.
On Sunday, two ladies aged 32 and 52, died in a two-car crash in Kinkuna within the Vast Bay area. Then two males of their early 20s handed away when their automobile crashed into two oncoming vehicles in Bracalba, in Brisbane’s north.
Many roads have been closed and entry out of the query following the torrential downpour