Night of drink drivers in Ballarat

Police have nabbed three drink drivers in and around Ballarat overnight within several hours, Victoria Police say.

The first driver, a 48-year-old Sebastopol man, was intercepted at 1am after driving from Clunes to Ballarat on tyres which had hardly any rubber left on the rims. He underwent a breath test and returned a reading of 0.225%.

The second driver that came to the attention of police was a 25-year-old woman from Redan. She was intercepted at 2am in Delacombe and following a breath test returned a reading of 0.111%.

An hour and a half later at 3.30am in Ballarat, police intercepted a third driver, a 42-year-old Mt Clear man. This driver underwent a breath test and returned a reading of 0.117%.

All drivers had their licences suspended and will be charged on summons with drink driving and other traffic matters.

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