Ooops! Man, 70, crashes into his own caravan

Published: November 12, 2016
Grey nomads crash into his own caravan

A caravanner in his 70s has been involved in a bizarre accident at a van park in Western Australias Pilbara region.

The man was allegedly attempting to hitch his caravan when he made a series of mistakes that saw him reverse his LandCruiser into a van park unit before driving into the side of his own caravan

The man has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.

“He’s reversed back and hit the caravan,” said Pilbara Sergeant Colin Guy.  Then as he accelerated the car did a full circle and rammed into the left side of his van where the door is.”

Sgt Guy said the man then “panicked and put the car in reverse” which meant it “smashed into a donga”.

The damage could be worth up to $70,000.

No one was injured in the incident. The man was taken to be hospital to be checked out, and is due to appear in court in December.

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helen gittings
5 years ago

No Insurance claim on this one.!!

John Green
5 years ago
Reply to  helen gittings

It mat be more cost effective to take a payout and move on to a new van…..yes we will be selling our 2016 Jayco soon 🙂

Laurie
5 years ago

What can u say

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