Queensland Police Service dangerous driving arrest

Man in hospital after eating large amount of drugs

A MAN has been hospitalised after eating a large amount of dangerous drugs as he allegedly evaded police in the Moreton Bay region.

Police will allege they attempted to intercept a silver hatchback on Old Gympie Rd at Burpengary last night at about 10:50pm, however the driver sped off.

A short time later, the driver allegedly sped through a red light and crashed into another vehicle on Deception Bay Rd, before he fled the scene once again.

A man is in hospital after allegedly eating a quantity of drugs after he was found by police last night.
A man is in hospital after allegedly eating a quantity of drugs after he was found by police last night.

The 22-year-old driver was located in the area by a dog squad officer and taken into custody, close to $11,000 in cash was found nearby.

He started showing signs of illnesses after allegedly eating a large quantity of methyl amphetamine while running from police.

The man was taken to the Caboolture Hospital for further treatment, and has not yet been charged.

A man is in hospital after allegedly eating a quantity of drugs after he was found by police last night.
A man is in hospital after allegedly eating a quantity of drugs after he was found by police last night.

Officers searched the crashed hatchback and uncovered additional suspect items which were seized for examination.

Investigations are continuing.