Port Macquarie Woman Crashes On Central Coast After Drinking 2 Bottles Of Wine

She was trying to drive home from Sydney


Mid North Coast Newsroom

26 March 2019

Mid North Coast Newsroom

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NSW Police Force

About 9:10pm on Monday evening, Tuggerah Lakes Highway Patrol officers responded to reports of a motor vehicle collision within the twin service stations on the M1 Motorway, Jilliby.

Upon arrival, the heavily intoxicated 58 year was located near her crashed vehicle. The vehicle was balancing precariously on a small ledge with all wheels off the ground.

She informed officers she had consumed two bottles of wine before commencing a journey from Sydney’s CBD to Port Macquarie.

The woman was arrested and later returned a high range reading of 0.170 at Wyong police station.

Her licence was immediately suspended and she was charged with Drive with High Range PCA along with negligent driving.

She is due to appear at Wyong Local Court on the 29th April 2019.

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