High-range driver charged after driving vehicle along bike path in Northern NSW

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A man will face court next month after being caught driving is car, allegedly intoxicated, along the shared bike/pedestrian path in Kingscliff today. , NSW Police say

About 6.30pm today a 65-year-old man was driving his Ford Focus north along the beachside pathway that’s shared by cyclists and pedestrians.

Police were called and stopped the vehicle that appeared to have crashed into a number of signs and railings that were fixed along the path.

The driver was breath tested and returned a positive result.

He was arrested and taken to Kingscliff Police Station where he allegedly returned a breath analysis reading of 0.198.

His licence was suspended and he was charged with high-range drink driving.

He will appear in Tweed Heads Local Court on Monday 9 January 2017.