Police charge three for high-range drink driving

A MAN who crashed his car at Toormina on Friday night was charged with high-range drink-driving.

Police said the man lost control of his car on Toormina Road at 8.30pm and hit a kerb, crossed to the wrong side of the road and slammed into a power pole.

The vehicle then flipped onto its roof.

Police allege the driver, a Valery man, 29, tried to flee from the scene.

He was breath-tested and taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station, where a breath-analysis returned a reading of 0.185.

Police charged the man with high-range drink-driving and suspended his licence.

Meanwhile, a silver BMW driver was charged with mid-range drink-driving after poor parking at the intersection of West High Street and Grafton Street at 2.50am yesterday.

The motorist returned a breath analysis reading of 0.130.

• A QUEENSLAND woman, 48, will face court for alleged mid-range drink-driving in Lyons Road at Bonville. Police stopped the woman at 1.15am on Saturday and she allegedly failed to supply a sufficient breath sample four times. She was arrested and taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station, where a breath analysis returned a reading of 0.100. Her licence was suspended.

• BOTH Mylestom and Repton RFS brigades were called out of extinguish fires in rubbish bins in River Street Mylestom about 8.30pm on Saturday night.



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