Woman returns 0.324 reading after crash with child in car – Kingscliff

A woman has been charged after she was allegedly caught high-range drink driving – with a child in the car – following a crash in the state’s north.

About 8.40pm yesterday (Sunday 2 February 2020), officers from Tweed/Byron Police District were called to Kingscliff Street, Kingscliff, after reports a Mazda 2 sedan had crash into a parked car.

Police arrived to find the driver, a 41-year-old woman, had a three-year-old girl in the back seat.

The driver was subjected to a roadside breath test which returned a positive result. She was arrested and taken to Tweed Heads Police Station, where she returned an alleged breath analysis reading of 0.324.

The woman was issued a Court Attendance Notice for high-range drink driving and is due to appear before Tweed Heads Local Court on Monday 2 March 2020.

Her licence was also suspended.

The woman suffered minor cuts and the child was uninjured.

/Public Release. The material in this public release comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here.