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Double collision in Bruns ends in licence suspension

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A man who managed to slam into both the car in front of him and the one behind him in Brunswick Heads last Friday has had his licence suspended.

Police report that about 10.50am on Friday, May 12, the 38-year-old man from Brunswick Heads was driving a black Ford Focus with NSW registration along Tweed Street when it allegedly collided with a parked black Honda Accord.

The driver then reversed and allegedly collided with the rear of a White Jeep Grand Cherokee, which was also parked.

The driver of the Ford Focus then got out of the vehicle and walked off.

He was followed by the owner of the Cherokee and identified to police upon their arrival.

The 38-year-old male allegedly refused to supply a sufficient breath test at the scene and he was placed under arrest. He was taken to the Brunswick Heads Police Station where he again allegedly refused to provide a sufficient breath sample.

A subsequent check of the Ford Focus he was allegedly driving indicates the vehicle was unregistered and uninsured.

The man has been charged with refuse breath test, refuse breath analysis, drive unregistered and uninsured vehicle. His drivers licence has been suspended and he will face Mullumbimby Local Court on July 24.


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