A crash occurred on Main St on Saturday morning around 10am.
A crash occurred on Main St on Saturday morning around 10am. Glen Morris

Stolen ute crashes into taxi at 5am, severely damaged

A STOLEN vehicle was involved in a crash in Park Avenue in the early hours of this morning.

A Mazda BT 50 dual cab ute was stolen from an address in Orana Place, Kawana and was seized by police after it collided with a taxi on Haynes and Main St at 4.57am.

The ute was severely damaged as was the taxi.

 

The Mazda BT50 dual cab ute was stolen from a Kawana address and a number of knives were found inside the vehicle.
The Mazda BT50 dual cab ute was stolen from a Kawana address and a number of knives were found inside the vehicle. Contributed

 

Queensland Police Service confirmed there were no injuries from the incident.

A witness from the scene reported forensics tested the car for fingerprints and a number of knives were found in the vehicle.

 

 

The Mazda BT50 dual cab ute was stolen from a Kawana address and a number of knives were found inside the vehicle.
The Mazda BT50 dual cab ute was stolen from a Kawana address and a number of knives were found inside the vehicle. Contributed

It is believed the driver of ute ran a red light and rear-ended the back of the taxi.

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