Man caught drink driving and speeding in Fairfield

Yarra Highway Patrol have caught a drink driver speeding on the Eastern Freeway this morning.

Officers were performing laser duties on the freeway when they detected the white Mercedes sedan travelling 190km/h in the 100km/h zone about 12.45am.

The car was intercepted on the Hoddle Street off-ramp of the freeway before the driver returned a positive preliminary breath test.

The 30-year-old man was then given an evidentiary breath test where he furnished a reading of 0.135.

His car was immediately impounded for 30 days.

The driver is expected to be charged on summons with speed dangerous, exceeding the speed limit and drink driving.

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