Qld woman rammed off the road, chased with machete in horrifying domestic

UPDATE: POLICE have charged a man with attempted murder following a terrifying assault in Wacol this morning.

At about 7.45am, police were called to Monterey Street following reports a man had rammed a woman’s car before chasing her down the street with a machete.

Members of the public came to the woman’s aid by confronting the man with chair legs and a wheelie bin.


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A 44-year-old woman received non-life-threatening injuries to her head and neck during the incident.

The man and woman were known to each other.

A 51-year-old man from Acacia Ridge has been charged with one count each of attempted murder, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, going armed so as to cause fear and common assault.

He is due to appear in Richlands Magistrates Court tomorrow, September 11.

EARLIER: A WOMAN has been rammed off the road and chased with a machete in a horrifying domestic incident in Brisbane this morning.

At about 7.45am, police were called to Monterey Street in Wacol following reports a man had rammed a woman’s car.

Information received suggests the man then chased the woman on foot down Monterey Street with a machete.

Members of the public came to the woman’s aid by confronting the man with brooms and a wheelie bin.

The woman received non-life-threatening injuries to her head and neck during the incident.

She is being treated in Brisbane’s Princess Alexandra Hospital.

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