Horror scenes as man crashes stolen car during school pick-up

Kids and parents have miraculously managed to escape serious injury after a stolen car ploughed into several vehicles outside a primary school in Woodridge.

Police say the car was allegedly travelling at high speed when it crashed during pick-up time yesterday afternoon.

“It will be alleged that a white Subaru sedan stolen from Boronia Heights on August 11 was driven at a speed of approximately 100 kilometres per hour along Smith Road before colliding with three other vehicles outside a primary school around 3pm,” Queensland police said.


“All occupants of the damaged cars were lucky to escape serious injury.”

The driver of the stolen Subaru suffered minor injuries and was arrested by police at the scene before being taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital.

The 30-year-old has since been released and charged with two counts of burglary and commit indictable offence and one count each of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle whilst affected by an intoxicating substance.

He has also been charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle, obstruct police, assault police, fraud and driving unlicensed.

The man is due to appear in Beenleigh Magistrates Court on August 17.