Colliding with a pedestrian barrier and having blown tyres
did not immediately stop a Queenstown motorist who was
apparently driving with a medical problem on Friday
Sergeant Tracy Haggart, of Queenstown police, said a
49-year-old Queenstown man, who is diabetic, drove with a low
blood-sugar level and was not able to function properly.
The man's car allegedly struck a metal railing on a
pedestrian island outside the Z Energy service station at
Frankton at 4.40pm on Friday, and then was driven along State
Highway 6A with blown tyres, before stopping.
Sgt Haggart said police were considering laying careless
• Two men face assault charges after an incident
outside the Buffalo Club in Brecon St on Friday night.
An Australian (36) and an Aucklander (24) were ejected from
the bar at 9.30pm on Friday, after which the manager was
allegedly elbowed in the face and bitten on the arm by one
man, while the other grabbed his neck to pull him away, Sgt
Two Queenstown men, aged 28 and 22, face disorderly behaviour
charges after an alleged 10-minute brawl in Queenstown Mall
at 4.10am on Saturday.
A 21-year-old Queenstown man has been charged with reckless
driving and driving with a breath-alcohol level of 355mcg
after an alleged incident in which his car narrowly missed a
police car at the corner of Beach and Rees Sts, at 1.50am