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Man charged with drink-driving after crashing into house - Toongabbie

Sunday, 25 June 2017 04:47:36 AM

A man has been charged with high-range drink-driving after allegedly crashing his car into a property at Toongabbie.

Just after 1am (Sunday 25 June 2017), police and emergency services were called to Octavia Street, following reports a car had crashed into a fence in the front of a house.

A 25-year-old driver was arrested at the scene.

He was breath-tested with a positive result before being taken to Merrylands police station, where he was submitted to a breath analysis and allegedly produced a reading of 0.170.

The man was issued with a field court attendance notice for high-range drink-driving and had his licence suspended.

He is due to appear at Parramatta Local Court on Wednesday 19 July 2017.

The house did not suffer any structural damage.