Glenmore Park man blows more than SIX TIMES the legal limit after single-vehicle crash

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A man has been charged after allegedly blowing more than six times the legal limit after a crash in Penrith.

About 3.20pm yesterday, emergency services were called to the intersection of Mulgoa and Blaikie Roads, Penrith, following reports of a single-vehicle crash.

Officers attached to Nepean Police Area Command and Traffic and Highway Patrol Command attended and found a Ford Falcon sedan had mounted a median strip and crashed into a street sign.

The driver of the vehicle – a 31-year-old man – was subjected to a roadside breath test, allegedly returning a positive result.

He was arrested and taken to Penrith Police Station where he underwent a secondary breath analysis, which allegedly returned a positive reading of 0.313.

The Glenmore Park man’s driver’s licence was immediately suspended and confiscated.

He was charged with drive with ‘high-range PCA’, ‘negligent driving (not death or grievous bodily harm)’, and ‘use unregistered registrable Class A motor vehicle on road’.

The man was given conditional bail to appear at Penrith Local Court on Tuesday, January 11.


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