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A 38-year-old woman has been charged after a traffic crash in which a 51-year-old man suffered critical injuries at East Brisbane this morning (January 30).
At approximately 8.45am at Shafston Avenue near Wellington Road it will be alleged a Mitsubishi ASX has driven onto a footpath and struck a man riding an e-scooter.
The 51-year-old Birkdale man was transported in a critical condition to Princess Alexandra Hospital.
A 38-year-old Pimpama woman, the alleged driver of the vehicle, was not physically injured.
She was taken into custody at the scene and allegedly returned a positive reading for drugs.
Following the incident, the Mitsubishi ASX was reported as stolen from an Everton Park address.
The 38-year-old woman has been charged with one count each of dangerous operation of a vehicle causing grievous bodily harm whilst adversely affected by an intoxicating substance, drug driving while unlicenced, driving without a licence, possess drug utensils and unlawful use of a motor vehicle.
Her bail has been refused and she is expected to appear before Brisbane Magistrate’s Court tomorrow (January 31).
Anyone with information or relevant dashcam or CCTV footage of the incident or the moments prior to it, is urged to contact police.