Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Teen Crashes V8 Sedan

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Teen Crashes V8 Sedan

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Byline: Bruce Mckean bruce.mckean@dailymercury.com.au

JESSICA Goulding was a P-plate driver who got behind the wheel of a powerful car, lost control near a roundabout and slammed it into a power pole.

Under the terms of her driver's licence, she was not supposed to be driving the powerful V8 sedan.

Goulding, 18, pleaded guilty in the Mackay Magistrate's Court yesterday to driving without due care and attention, driving a high-powered vehicle while on P plates and driving without displaying red P plates, all on Harbour Road on June 29.

Police were called to a single-vehicle accident about 5pm on a Sunday and saw that the vehicle involved in the incident had major damage to its left side, prosecutor Sergeant Sabine Scott said.

The car had slammed into a light pole about 100 metres from the roundabout.

Goulding told police she was driving a friend's car to a service station on Harbour Road and near the roundabout she noticed another car coming towards her. …

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