A MAN, 41, has been charged after a high-speed crash at Picnic Point.
The man has been charged with one count of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, one count of unlicensed driving and one count of drink driving.
He was refused bail and will appear in the Toowoomba Magistrates Court tomorrow.
A MAN is in police custody after a high speed crash at Picnic Point.
Emergency services were called to reports that a car had travelled over an embankment at the heavily populated tourist spot shortly after 5pm.
Several witnesses to the crash said they saw a blue Commodore SS travelling at very high speed up the one-way section of Tourist Rd.
They said the driver of the vehicle then hit the medium strip and became airborne for a distance of six metres.
The vehicle missed a tree on the opposite side of the road but collected a boulder before coming to rest on the embankment alongside the restaurant carpark.
A witness, who did not want to be identified, said he was amazed that no one was killed in the incident.
"He was absolutely flying up the one way street. When he hit the medium strip the car literally became airborne," he said.
"I have no idea how he did not kill someone. There were a lot of people around.
"He was travelling that fast, he hit a boulder that would have weighted the best part of a tonne and sent it flying."
The witness said that when the vehicle finally stopped the driver attempted to escape.
"He got out of the car, tried to rip off the number plates along with the registration sticker," he said.
"However, he got about a metre before collapsing."
A Queensland Fire and Rescue spokesman said the man was taken to Toowoomba Hospital as a precaution.
He said that the driver appeared to be heavily intoxicated.
Queensland police are investigating the crash and charges are expected to be laid.