A RAMPAGING cow caused a roadside disturbance this morning when it got free of its paddock near Kunda Park.

Police, Sunshine Coast Council workers and Department of Main Roads personnel were among those called about 8.50am to ensure the beast didn't make it onto the nearby Maroochydore Rd.

A police officer watches from the side of Maroochydore Rd to ensure a loose cow does not get in the way of motorists.
A police officer watches from the side of Maroochydore Rd to ensure a loose cow does not get in the way of motorists. Che Chapman

Police said the animal escaped a paddock west of Kunda Park and was running in a pocket of land between Eudlo Flats Rd and Maroochydore Rd.

Warning signs were placed on Maroochydore Rd to alert motorists of the potential risk.

A young farmer is chased through scrub by a mad cow near the intersection of Eudlo Flats Rd and Maroochydore Rd.
A young farmer is chased through scrub by a mad cow near the intersection of Eudlo Flats Rd and Maroochydore Rd. Che Chapman

A young farmer took it upon himself to control the beast and after dodging a few charges it was taken back to its paddock.

Police said no person or animal was injured.



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