Off-duty officer charged with high-range PCA following crash at Ashcroft
Wednesday, 02 November 2022 08:27:33 PM
An off-duty police officer has been charged with high-range PCA following a crash in Ashcroft today.
About 3.30pm today (Wednesday 2 November 2022), emergency services attended Maxwells Avenue, Ashcroft, following a crash between a Honda sedan and a Hilux utility.
The 25-year-old driver of the Honda was arrested after returning a positive roadside breath test.
The man – an off-duty officer Probationary Constable attached to a command within the South West Metropolitan Region – was taken to Liverpool Police Station where a breath analysis returned an alleged reading of 0.243.
He was issued a court attendance notice for high-range PCA and is due to appear in Liverpool Local Court on 14 December 2022.
The officer’s licence was suspended, and his duty status is under review.