Connect with us

Local News

Cairns man allegedly busted drink driving behind the wheel of a scissor lift



A Queensland man adorned in hi-vis and boardshorts has been allegedly busted cruising down the main street of Cairns atop a scissor lift shortly before 3am.

The 31-year-old is alleged to have been riding down the north Queensland city’s streets on-board the construction vehicle not once but twice.

On two consecutive nights, at 2.50am on Thursday and 1.20am on Friday, police say the same man was caught riding two different scissor lifts.

On one of these occasions, the highly unusual activity was filmed from the body camera of a police officer who intercepted the joy ride.

“Dude, are you drunk?” the shocked policewoman can be heard asking.

The 31-year-old bluntly replied from the top of the lift: “No way, I’m sober as a…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading

You might also like ...

Commonwealth Bank NetBank and apps outage
Here’s how x-rays and a probe could make lamb meat taste even better