Police charge woman with drink-driving after crash with child in car – Kellyville

A woman has been charged with high-range drink-driving after crashing her car with a child in the backseat, in Sydney’s north-west.

About 9.45pm yesterday (Tuesday 28 January 2020), a 30-year-old woman was driving a Mitsubishi Lancer on Acres Road, Kellyville, when her vehicle crashed into the back of a parked truck.

A short time later, officers from The Hills Police Area Command attended and found the woman allegedly walking away from the scene carrying the child.

Following a short struggle with the aggressive woman, officers managed to remove the child.

The girl, aged four, suffered minor injuries and was assessed by NSW Ambulance paramedics.

The woman was arrested and taken to Castle Hill Police Station, where she allegedly returned a breath analysis reading of 0.172.

She was charged with drive with high-range prescribed concentration of alcohol, and her licence was suspended.

She is due to appear at Parramatta Local Court on Thursday 5 March 2020.

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