Dramatic arrest slows traffic on the M1 at Coomera

Traffic has been thrown into disarray on the M1 at Coomera following a dramatic roadside arrest.

Police were patrolling a stretch of the motorway near Dreamworld just after 3.30pm when they spotted a vehicle driving erratically in the southbound lanes.

The officers intercepted the vehicle however the driver allegedly took off on foot and bolted through several lanes of traffic.


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He was eventually detained by police and is currently in custody.

The incident has resulted in lengthy delays for commuters making their way south.

Southbound traffic is currently backed up to Ormeau.