Drunk driver crashes in Deer Park

Police and emergency services responded to reports of a crash in Deer Park this morning (18 August).

Investigators have been told a silver Toyota was travelling north-west on Erindale Avenue about 12.30am.

The driver of the Toyota, a 47-year-old Burnside man allegedly lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a property on Ferris Avenue.

The sole occupant of the home, a woman aged in her 70’s was not injured.

The driver subsequently returned a positive evidentiary breath test of 0.159.

He is expected to be charged on summons with drink driving and other traffic related offences.

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