Driver blows almost five times legal limit with children in car – South Coast

A woman has been charged with high range PCA near Nowra today.

About 11.30am (Thursday 29 September 2022), officers attached to Nowra Highway Patrol received calls regarding an Audi Q5 allegedly being driven dangerously along the Princes Highway, Falls Creek.

The car was driven across a roundabout, causing all four tyres to deflate.

Three children were in the vehicle, including a three-month-old baby; they were unharmed.

The 33-year-old woman allegedly returned a positive roadside breath test. She was arrested and taken to Nowra Police Station where she subjected to a secondary breath analysis which returned an alleged reading of 0.249, almost five times the legal limit.

The Gymea Bay woman was charged with high-range PCA and suspended from driving.

She is due to appear in Nowra Local Court on Tuesday 1 November 2022.

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