WARNING TO OTHERS: Four years ago an accident seriously injured Aaron Ellis and took the life of his mate.
WARNING TO OTHERS: Four years ago an accident seriously injured Aaron Ellis and took the life of his mate.

Crash cost me my mate



A ROAD accident changed Aaron Ellis's life forever and killed one of his best mates.

Now the 23-year-old is calling on motorists to drive safely as he continues to deal with the fallout from his own tragedy.

His comments come as the State Government prepares to introduce double demerit point penalties for motorists caught speeding twice in 12 months.

Police also warned they will be out on the roads in force during the Easter holiday period.

But it seems not all motorists are getting the message.

Last weekend, 19 drink-drivers and 154 speedsters were booked in Rockhampton ? not including those caught by speed cameras.



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