Campervan driver charged with high-range drink-driving, NSW

A woman has been charged after she was allegedly caught drink-driving in Nambucca yesterday after travelling from Taree, NSW Police say.

About 2.30pm yesterday, officers from Mid North Coast Local Area Command were called to the car park of a shopping centre on the Pacific Highway, Nambucca Heads, following reports of a driver allegedly having difficulty manoeuvring a VW campervan.

The driver, a 71-year-old woman, was breath tested and returned a positive reading. Police will allege an open bottle of champagne was found in the vehicle’s door drink holder.

She was arrested and taken to Nambucca Police Station where she returned an alleged breath analysis of 0.233 and was charged with high-range drink driving.

She is due to appear at Macksville Local Court on 13 September 2017.

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