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drink driving

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Fair Meadow man Cataract crash

A FAIRY Meadow man has been charged with high-range drink driving after crashing his car and returning a breath analysis reading of 0.304 on Picton Road on Thursday. Police were called to Picton Road, Cataract, about 11am following reports of a single vehicle crash. It appears a Toyota Hilux utility vehicle was being driven west … Continue reading

Man charged with drink driving after Corrimal crash

A 28-year-old man has been charged with high-range drink driving at Corrimal after a fatality free long weekend in Wollongong. The man was breath tested following a crash at the intersection of Bon Accord Street and Collins Street. He returned a positive test and was submitted to a breath-analysis, which returned an alleged reading of … Continue reading

Road blitz catches Bellambi motorist

THE annual state-wide ANZAC Day and school-holiday road blitz began on Wednesday and sees increased numbers of police patrolling all major traffic routes. During day one of the operation, police have issued 699 drivers with tickets for speeding and conducted more than 29,000 breath tests resulting in 13 drivers charged with being under the influence … Continue reading

Drink driving at East Corrimal

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 … Continue reading

State’s road toll reaches double figures

A MAN was stopped for a roadside breath test on Crown Street, Wollongong, just before 10.30pm yesterday. The 55-year-old man was charged with mid-range PCA and disqualified driving after checks found he’d previously been banned from driving until 2035. Meanwhile the death of a man in a crash on the state’s north coast has raised … Continue reading

State’s road toll now at eight

THE NSW holiday road toll is now at eight, following day six of Operation Safe Arrival. The most recent incident occurred today when a 50-year-old man was struck by a car at Mudgee in the state’s west. He suffered extensive injuries and died at the scene. As of today police have conducted 41,011 breath tests … Continue reading

Traffic warning as holiday season gets underway

POLICE are out in force on Illawarra roads to ensure motorists get to their destination safely this Christmas. Increased traffic is expected on major thoroughfares as people travel to popular holiday spots. Motorists can expect an increased police presence on the roads with officers targeting speeding, drink-driving, seatbelt and other traffic offences. The operation commenced … Continue reading

Man stopped at Woonona for breath test

THE NSW’s long weekend Operation Slowdown road toll stands at two as investigations continue into a fatal crash in Sydney’s west on Saturday evening. The state-wide traffic campaign – for the annual Labour Day holiday weekend – began at midnight on Friday and concluded at 11.59pm on Monday. A total of 38,495 breath tests were … Continue reading

Balgownie teen charged over Kiama caravan park incident

A BALGOWNIE teenager will appear in court later this month after being charged in relation to a crash at a Kiama caravan park which left four people with serious injuries. About 10.50pm on Saturday, police and other emergency services were called to the park on O’Keefe Place at Kiama following reports a car had crashed … Continue reading

Helensburgh woman charged with drink driving

POLICE have charged a Helensburgh woman with being over the alcohol-limit while driving with her two young children inside her car. About 8.30pm on Saturday, Sutherland police were undertaking random breath testing on the Princes Highway at Kirrawee. They stopped a Toyota Rav4 being driven by a 43-year-old Helensburgh women. She had her two sons, … Continue reading

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