Drunk driver charged after trying to flee Gold Coast crash on foot

A man has been charged after a drunken crash and an attempted getaway on the Gold Coast.

The 54-year-old man was involved in a two car crash on Minnie Street around 8.00pm.

It’s understood both drivers were fine, though when police arrived, one of them tried to getaway on foot, running to a nearby park.


Police chased the man to a location need Tweed Street, where he returned a high-range blood-alcohol level.

He was immediately arrested and has since been charged with drink driving.

He’ll front court on July 10.