GC man arrested in Brisbane after high-speed chase

A Hope Island man has been arrested after a dramatic chase through Brisbane tunnels and motorways this morning.

Police say the man drove at high speeds along Gympie Road before careering through the Airport Link Tunnel on the wrong side of the road.

He continued driving to the top of the Gateway Motorway Bridge on the wrong side before stopping his car.


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He brandished a knife at police and tried to run across several lanes of traffic before being arrested by officers.

The driver was taken to hospital where he’s being treated, he’s facing multiple charges including dangerous driving and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

He’ll appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court on December 13.

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