Drunk learner driver nabbed in St Albans

A leaner driver’s car has been impounded after he was allegedly caught driving at more than four times the legal alcohol limit in St Albans early this morning.

Public Order Response Team (PORT) members observed a vehicle speeding on Arthur Street about 3.45am.

A second PORT unit intercepted the vehicle as it mounted a curb and came to a stop on East Esplanade.

The 25-year-old driver was breath-tested, allegedly returning a reading of .233.

His car was immediately impounded 30 days at the cost of $932.40.

The St Albans man will also be attending court to face a number of traffic offences including drink driving and driving while unaccompanied.

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