Backpacker charged after car ploughs into tent at Gayndah
UPDATE: POLICE have charged a 26-year-old English backpacker with dangerous operation of a vehicle after a car he was allegedly driving ploughed into a tent at Gayndah on Sunday night.
Acting Sergeant Wyatt Telford said two women were initially thought to be sleeping inside the tent, however, they were actually inside a tent pitched directly opposite.
"They were very lucky," he said.
The women, aged 21 and 24, were also tourists and were allegedly known to the 26-year-old man.
He will appear in Gayndah Magistrates Court on Thursday.
EARLIER: POLICE are investigating whether a man deliberately drove his car into a tent containing two women at Gayndah on Sunday night.
A police spokesman said the car hit the tent, pitched at the Riverview Caravan Park on Barrow St, at 11pm.
The women escaped uninjured.
Investigations are continuing.