A LEARNER driver is facing court after hitting a parked at Woonona and returning an alleged blood alcohol reading of 0.310.
A man was driving a Subaru Liberty west along Russell Street when he hit a parked Holden SUV about 9pm on Sunday. Residents came out to see what had happened. The owner of the Holden was able to reach into the Liberty and turn off the vehicle.
Police arrived and the driver returned a positive roadside breath test.
The 41-year-old man was arrested and taken to Wollongong Police Station. A subsequent breath analysis returned a reading of 0.310. He was charged with High Range PCA, being an unaccompanied learner driver and driving an unregistered motor vehicle.
The 41-year-old will appear in Wollongong Local Court on November 20.