Speeding motorist charged with drink driving at Sarina

Police have charged an alleged speeding motorist following an intercept on the Bruce Highway south of Hay Point on April 29.

At 3.45pm, officers from the Mackay Road Policing Unit detected a Toyota Landcruiser allegedly travelling at 133 kilometres an hour in the 100 kilometre an hour speed zone.

The 4WD was intercepted, and the driver was also subjected to a random breath test.

The driver of the vehicle, a 21-year-old Sarina man was, transported to Sarina Police Station for further testing.

The man was later charged with, driving a vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (0.126%) and he is due to appear in the Sarina Magistrates Court on August 10.

He was also issued with a $622 fine for the speeding offence (travelling between 30 km/h but no more than 40 km/h over the speed limit), which incurs the loss of 6 demerit points from a driving licence.

Across the Mackay police district, officers are continuing their efforts to keep our roads as safe as possible for all road users.

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