Car crashes into Olive Macklins house, seriously injuring elderly driver, after collision in Poinciana Avenue Tewantin.
Car crashes into Olive Macklins house, seriously injuring elderly driver, after collision in Poinciana Avenue Tewantin. Geoff Potter

Car drives into home of long term Tewantin resident

A CAR has lost control and crashed into the home of a long term resident at Tewantin this morning. 

A police spokesman said emergency crews were called to the scene at Poinciana Ave, Tewantin about 9.36am where a car had gone through the walls of the property. 

A Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman said a man, who was driving the car at the time, was in a stable condition in hospital. 

It's believed the car crashed into a van before it drove into the home. 

The resident, a well known Tewantin woman named Olive Donaldson, was not in the home at the time as she was volunteering at a local information centre. 

 


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