Man assaults police after two-vehicle car crash
POLICE were called to the scene of a multi-vehicle car crash on Easter Sunday morning - which ended in a vicious assault by a nearby motorist.
At least two vehicles were involved in a car crash on Joint Levee Rd, North Mackay, about 11.30am.
Police crews, including two police motorcycles, attended the scene.
Officers were talking to a driver of a vehicle near the scene, when things turned ugly.
Officers attempted to remove the driver from the car but were met with physical blows from the man.
A police officer in an unmarked vehicle left her car to help restrain the man, who was attempting to fight off police.
The man was brought to the ground and pinned down by the officers, and was subsequently arrested.
The two vehicles involved in the crash were towed away from the scene.
Traffic was temporarily delayed but returned to normal after the man was restrained.