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Brisbane man chases down unlicensed driver in his jocks A Brisbane man has given a comical interview, while explaining the events after a car crash near his home. An underpants-clad Brisbane local has chased down an unlicensed driver who ploughed into a shopfront overnight. Daniel McConnell says his wife got him out of bed when she heard the commotion outside, caused by a car crashing into a fish and chip shop that belongs to one of his mate's mums. "I come outside in me jocks, and I seen old mate…and I said, 'oi, what are you doing here mate, you gotta wait here,' and he's like, 'na, na, I fell asleep behind the wheel,'" Mr McConnell told TODAY reporter Jess Millward.