House hunt nightmare fourth day in Australia for 51-year-old

HE WAS lost, looking for his house, and he didn't see the parked car until he collided with it.

Martin Perez de Guzman Vallejo pleaded guilty to a charge of driving without due care and attention at Gladstone Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

His lawyer said Vallejo had been in Australia for four days when the accident occurred.

Vallejo was driving on Curtis Ave at 4.45pm under the speed limit.

The 51-year-old was searching for his new house, had a "moment of inattention" and collided with a parked car.

Vallejo, who has five children, stayed at the scene.

Magistrate Penelope Hay said Vallejo had no history of that type of offending.

She said she took into account the fact that he had entered an early plea and that he was lost and looking for a residence.

Vallejo entered into a $300 good behaviour bond recognisance for six months and no conviction was recorded.



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