Dr Young said the man suffered injuries during the attempted escape. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Dan PeledSource:News Corp Australia
The man will now be investigated and could be slapped with a hefty fine for failing to comply with Covid-19 health directives.
The alleged great escape comes on the same day a penalty was handed down to the couple who fled Melbourne during the city’s lockdown and drove into Queensland before testing positive to Covid-19.
The duo were slapped with a $4000 fine after they travelled through NSW and on to the Sunshine Coast earlier this month without a travel exemption.
Once they were released, the couple in their 40s were questioned by police, who accused the duo of deliberately providing false information to obtain a Queensland border declaration pass.
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