Sydney Drunk Driver Busted Doing 178km/h In Lexus On M1

He also blew mid-range..


Newcastle Newsroom

19 February 2019

Newcastle Newsroom

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A drunk driver has led police on a short pursuit on the M1 at West Wallsend overnight.

Highway Patrol spotted the 39 year old's Lexus sedan allegedly travelling at 178km/h in a 110km/h zone just before 1:20am this morning.

It's claimed he failed to stop, triggering a police chase.

He pulled over on the George Booth Drive exit ramp and returned a positive breath test.

The man from Neutral Bay was taken to Toronto Police Station where he blew 0.109.

He'll face Toronto Local Court on April 9 on a number of traffic offences.

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