P2 driver charged with high-range PCA - Bankstown

Saturday, 24 April 2021 05:04:55 AM

A man will face court today for multiple driving offences including high-range PCA in Sydney’s west yesterday.

About 12pm Thursday 23 April 2021, officers attached to Bankstown Traffic and Highway Patrol responded to reports about the driving of a black Mazda SUV in the Greenacre area.

Police stopped the vehicle on Hillcrest Avenue and spoke with the driver, a 23-year-old man.

Checks revealed the man was driving while his P2 licence was cancelled and his application for a new licence had been refused.

The man was arrested and taken to Bankstown Police Station where he underwent a breath analysis that returned an alleged reading of 0.183 grams of alcohol in 210 litres of breath.

He was charged with drive recklessly/furiously or speed/manner dangerous second offence, drive with high range PCA – second offence, learner/P1/P2 licence holder use mobile phone while driving, drive while licence cancelled – second offence and drive while licence application refused – second offence.

The Bass Hill man was refused bail and is due to appear before Parramatta Bail Court today (Saturday 24 April 2021).