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Back to the Future Day: Australian Police deploy 'Hoverboard' unit to crash

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The Hoverboard Unit prepares for action (PHOTO: Queensland Police) The Hoverboard Unit prepares for action (PHOTO: Queensland Police)
QUEENSLAND, Australia -

Australia was one of the first countries in the world to celebrate "Back to the Future Day" and the Queensland Police did it with some style. 

The department issued a statement early Wednesday morning saying officers from the Mount Isa "Hoverboard" Unit (complete with a doctored photo of officers riding hoverboards) were responding to a report of a silver sedan crashing into a power pole near a cinema. If the silver sedan reference escaped you, they also added that the driver was going 88 miles per hour. 

WATCH: Christopher Lloyd and Michael J. Fox reunite for Back to the Future Day - October 21st 2015

The statement went on to say the unidentified 17-year-old driver (we assume his name was Marty McFly) was charged and was in possession of a license that expired more than 30 years ago. 

WATCH: Message from Doc Brown on Back to the Future Day

The department says they are still investigating the crash, and what a "flux capacitor" is. 

Apparently the crash caused damage to the town clock, too. 

The Mayor said repairs are underway to "save the clock tower.

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