Inglewood police kept busy

IN an eventful 24 hours for Inglewood Police, there were two women assaulted and two truck accidents.

About midnight on Monday night, police were called to a George Street address in Inglewood in relation to an assault, Senior Constable Scott Burness said.

A man was charged with one count of wilful damage, a breach of domestic violence and two counts of assault occasioning bodily harm, and was transported to Warwick Police and remanded in custody.

Two women were injured and the younger woman was taken to Inglewood Hospital with head injuries.

As Const Burness was transporting the man in custody to Warwick about 4.30am yesterday, they received a call about a truck accident two kilometres out of Inglewood, on the Cunningham Highway.

“The truck driver appears to have had a momentary loss of concentration, causing him to leave the road and cause significant damage to several road signs and damaged a power pole,” Const Burness said.

“The (Western Star prime mover) came to rest in the south-bound lane, causing it to close for about six hours. Because of the damage caused to the truck, the emergency braking system activated.

“Traffic was diverted around the accident site with the assistance of the Inglewood State Emergency Service.”

About midday yesterday, there was a collision involving two trucks east of Inglewood at Omanama.

Const Burness said a Kenworth road train was overtaking a smaller stock truck when the side swipe occurred.

“The stock truck has started to make a right hand turn and it has run straight into a trailer of the truck,” he said.

“Both vehicles were moderately damaged but there were no injuries. Both drivers managed to control the vehicles.”

No charges were laid.

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