Police charge man with high-range drink driving after crashing into parked cars – Lidcombe

A man will face court after allegedly driving under the influence and crashing into two parked cars in Lidcombe last night.

About 10pm (Monday 18 March 2019), a 50-year-old man was driving his Toyota Camry along Bachell Avenue where he allegedly crashed into two parked cars before continuing on.

Police will allege the vehicle stopped on Parramatta Road where officers from Auburn Police Area Command spoke to the driver before submitting him to a breath test.

He allegedly provided a positive reading and was arrested. He was taken to Auburn Police Station where they underwent a breath analysis that produced a reading of 0.160.

He was then charged with high-range drink driving. He was granted condition bail and will appear in Burwood Local Court on Thursday 11 April 2019.

His licence has been suspended.

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