At approximately 2:45am on Sunday the 5th of June 2022 a 23 old male driver lost control of his vehicle on George Street, Launceston, crashing into the storefront of the Bank of Queensland.
The driver and his female passenger were not injured from the crash. Significant damage was caused to the involved business.
Police attended the scene and found that the male driver did not hold a drivers licence.
The male driver was charged with several offences including Driving Under the Influence, and bailed to appear in the Launceston Court at a later date.
Police are calling for witnesses who may have observed a maroon Nissan X-Trail driving erratically in the Launceston CBD around the time of the incident to contact Police (reference number 53-05062022).
Information can be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at crimestopperstas.com.au