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Driver charged with high range PCA after crash - Yagoona

Saturday, 18 December 2021 01:59:15 AM

A man has been charged with high-range drink-driving following two vehicle crash in Sydney’s west last night.

About 11.55pm last night (Friday 17 December 2021), emergency services were called to Gregory Street, Yagoona following reports of a two-vehicle crash involving a Volkswagen Golf and a Toyota Aurion.

Officers attached to Bankstown Police Area Command attended and located the driver of the Volkswagen– a 44-year-old man – who was uninjured.

The male driver of the Toyota Aurion was uninjured, however, and a female passenger was trapped as a result of the collision.

She was release by Fire and Rescue before being taken by Ambulance to Bankstown hospital with minor injuries.

Both drivers were subjected to a roadside breath test, with the driver of the Volkswagen allegedly returning a positive result.

He was subsequently arrested and taken to Bankstown Police Station where he underwent a secondary breath analysis, which allegedly returned a positive reading of 0.162.

The driver of the Volkswagen had his driver’s licence suspended, and he was issued a Court Attendance Notice for drive with high range prescribed concentration of alcohol.

He is due to appear before Bankstown Local Court on Wednesday 19 January 2022.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.