Civilian employee charged with drink-driving - Central Coast

Sunday, 16 April 2023 11:23:05 AM

A NSW Police civilian employee has been charged with drink-driving following a two-vehicle crash on the Central Coast.

About 11.30pm yesterday (Saturday 15 April 2023), emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway, near Goorama Avenue, at San Remo, following reports of a two-vehicle crash.

On arrival, officers from Traffic and Highway Patrol Command found a Ford Ranger and a Mini Cooper had collided.

The driver of the Ford, a 35-year-old man, was not injured. The front seat passenger, a 24-year-old woman, was taken to Wyong Hospital in a stable condition.

The driver of the Cooper, a 45-year-old woman, underwent a roadside breath test, which allegedly returned a positive result.

The woman, who is a NSW Police civilian employee, was arrested and taken to Wyong Police Station, where she allegedly returned a breath analysis result of 0.187.

She was charged with drive with high-range PCA, and not give way at lights to oncoming vehicle (right turn) and is due to appear at Wyong Local Court on Monday 15 May 2023.

Her driver licence was suspended, and her employment status is under review.