Police charge man with high range PCA – Wolli Creek

A man has been charged with high-range drink-driving after a crash is Sydney’s south yesterday.

Just after 7.40pm (Tuesday 30 November 2021), emergency services were called to the Princes Highway, Wolli Creek, following reports of a crash.

Upon arrival, police observed a white Holden Rodeo Utility and a white Toyota Hilux had crashed near the intersection of Gertrude Street.

The driver of the Holden – a 69-year-old man – participated in a roadside breath test, returning a positive result.

He was arrested and taken to Kogarah Police Station where a subsequent breath analysis reading allegedly returned a result of 0.252.

The man was conveyed to St George Hospital for treatment and observation.

The driver of the Toyota – a 22-year-old man – was also taken to St George Hospital for treatment to a head laceration.

Upon release from hospital, the man was issued a Court Attendance Notice for drive with high range prescribed concentration of alcohol, and drive whilst unlicenced.

He is due to appear at Sutherland Local Court on Tuesday 14 December 2021.

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