NSW man charged with high range drink driving and traffic offences

A man has been charged with high range drink driving and other traffic offences after he was stopped in Crows Nest yesterday, NSW Police say.

Just before 6pm today, police received several 000 calls relating to the manner of driving by the driver of a silver Toyota Corolla allegedly travelling from Homebush West to Crows Nest.

Initial investigations suggest that over the course of the journey, the driver of the Toyota allegedly collided with several vehicles, one power pole, one traffic light, one bus stop, one fence and a pedestrian before being stopped by police.

Officers from Harbourside Traffic and Highway Patrol Command located the Toyota about 6.30pm, driving south on Darvall Street at Crows Nest.

Police allege the driver attempted to reverse away before he was stopped by officers, who were forced to remove the keys from the ignition.

Officers subjected the driver to a roadside breath test which returned a positive result.

A 47-year-old man was arrested for the purpose of a breath analysis and was taken to North Sydney Police Station where he allegedly returned a reading of 0.350.

The man was charged several offences including, high range PCA, drive in a manner dangerous to the public and not provide particulars to other driver.

He was refused bail to appear before Central Local Court today tomorrow.

Police are urging anyone who may have been involved in a traffic incident with this vehicle yesterday, to come forward and contact the Police Assistance Line on 131 444.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stopers.

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