A man was charged with high-range PCA in the Hunter region today after blowing more than six times the legal limit.
About 1.50pm on Tuesday 3 May, emergency services were called to Nelson Bay Road, Fern Bay, following reports a Subaru Tribeca had hit a brick fence.
The driver – a 47-year-old male – was assessed by NSW Ambulance paramedics at the scene.
However, he was uninjured during the incident.
Officers from Traffic and Highway Patrol Command attended, and the man was subjected to a roadside breath analysis which returned a positive result.
He was arrested and taken to Raymond Terrace Police Station.
There, he underwent a secondary breath analysis, which returned an alleged reading of 0.316.
The man was issued a Court Attendance Notice for drive with high-range PCA and his NSW driver’s licence was suspended.
He will appear at Raymond Terrace Local Court on Monday 20 June.
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