POLICE have charged a man with high range drink driving after an incident at East Corrimal on Saturday night.
A black Nissan Skyline was travelling on Cawley Road when it was stopped by police for a random breath test about 8.45pm. Officers approached the vehicle before it drove off at high speed along Cawley Road and crashed into a blue Holden Vectra a short distance away. No one was injured as a result of the collision.
The 36-year-old male driver was arrested by police and taken to Wollongong Police Station where he refused to undergo a breath analysis. He was charged with negligent driving, refusing to undergo a breath analysis and disobeying a signal to stop for a breath test.
About Mick Roberts
A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of Australian pubs and associated industries for over 30 years. He is working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick managed several community newspapers. He has been editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), the Sydney city newspaper, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.
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