DRINK RIDING: A cyclist almost crashed into a police car while under the influence of alcohol last week.
DRINK RIDING: A cyclist almost crashed into a police car while under the influence of alcohol last week. Kevin Farmer

Family fight spills onto Capricorn Hwy

UPDATE 11.20AM: POLICE have intercepted the person driving the blue, Ford Falcon which reportedly fled the Westwood Hotel following an incident this morning.

It is understood the driver, a male, was pulled over by police on the Capricorn Hwy near the Kabra pub and is believed to be under the influence of alcohol.

Reports indicate the incident at the Westwood Hotel was a family dispute between four people regarding stolen property.

The man is being transported to Rockhampton Police Station for breath testing and further questioning.

Police are proceeding to the Westwood Hotel to question the other people involved.

BREAKING 11AM: MUTLIPLE police crews are responding to the Westwood Hotel off the Capricorn Highway following reports of an assault and a possible hit-and-run.

Initial information suggests a person driving a blue Ford Falcon has struck a person and continued driving while another three people are engaged in a fight on the roadway.

Police are searching for the vehicle involved which was last seen heading towards Rockhampton.

More updates to come.



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