Police charge man with high-range PCA at Dubbo 20 August

A man has been charged with high-range drink driving in the state’s Orana Region.

About 8.20am Wednesday (19 August 2020), officers attached to Orana Mid Western Police District responded to reports of a crash on Cobra Street, Dubbo.

Police were told a Hyundai Getz was travelling east bound on Cobra Street when it entered the footpath before crashing into a stationary trailer, building and utility.

It is alleged the driver, a 44-year-old man, walked from the scene.

Officers attended and located the man a short time later in the carpark of a business on Cobra Street.

Police spoke with the man before conducting a roadside breath test which allegedly returned a positive result.

The man was arrested and taken to Dubbo Police Station where he was subjected to a breath analysis which returned a high-range reading of 0.196.

He was charged with high-range PCA, two counts of not give particulars to other driver, and dangerous driving.

He was granted conditional bail to appear before Dubbo Local Court on Wednesday 28 October 2020.

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