Two charged after dangerous driving incidents in Goondiwindi

A "lollipop lady" was standing in the middle of Mclean Street assisting a family to cross a pedestrian crossing in a school zone when a car swerved around the lady late last month.

After inquiries, Police fined a 34 year-old Goondiwindi woman $400.

The "lollipop lady" got off lightly. On March 31 a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle travelling on Johnstone Road, Goondiwindi. The driver was charged with driving without without due care and attention leading to grievous bodily harm.

She will appear at the Goondiwindi Magistrate's Court.

On March 30 police executed a search warrant at a caravan park in Goondiwindi. As a result a 36 year-old Millmerran woman was charged with supplying a dangerous drug (methylamphetamine), supply a dangerous drug (cannabis), possession of a dangerous drug (methylamphetamine) and possessing things used in connection with a crime.

There have been six break and enters over the past week. Police are investigating but if anyone has information please ring police or crime stoppers. Police urged all residences to lock their homes and secure their possessions.

The only border crossing open in the Goondiwindi area is the new bridge on the Cunningham Highway. The bridge at Texas is also open. All other crossings have been blocked off. Anyone caught removing the blocks can be prosecuted.

Police get numerous inquiries regarding the border closure. Information changes frequently. Go to https://www.covid19.qld.gov.au/government-actions/border-closing before calling them.

Exemptions: Queensland residents, security and government employees, health services, emergency services and transport, specialists critical to maintaining key government services, people living and working close to the border and compassionate grounds or compulsion of law

If people are exempt they will need to obtain a Queensland border pass which can be obtained via https://www.qld.gov.au/border-pass.