A car has collided with a light pole in Allenstown.
A car has collided with a light pole in Allenstown.

UPDATE: Sleeping driver destroys car, escapes unharmed

UPDATE, 5.30pm: The driver of a vehicle which collided with a light pole in Rockhampton has escaped uninjured. 

It is understood the male driver was asleep at the wheel moments before the Canning St, Allenstown crash. 

Emergency workers attended the scene just after 4pm, arriving to find the driver outside the vehicle.

He reportedly declined transport to hospital for further treatment. 

The decimated black mazda sedan has since been towed from the scene.

Traffic remained mostly unaffected throughout the incident. 

A car has collided with a light pole in Allenstown.
A car has collided with a light pole in Allenstown.

INITIAL, 4pm: Emergency services are currently on scene at a reported single-vehicle collision in Allenstown.

It is understood a black Mazda collided with a light pole on Canning St near the intersection of Fitzroy and Denham St just after 3.40pm.

Early reports suggest the male driver had fallen asleep at the wheel in the minutes leading up to the incident.

QFES, QPS and QAS are managing the scene. Traffic is not expected to be impacted.

More to come.



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