.402! Drink-driver busted 8-times over limit

July 31, 2023 7:37 am in by
402A man with an alleged blood alcohol reading high enough to cause coma or death has been arrested in Werribee.

Police moved in after spotting a Nissan Micra driving eratically on Tarneit Road just before midnight on Saturday.

The 34-year-old from Taylors Lakes returned a positive preliminary roadside test before being taken to Werribee police station, where he allegedly blew 0.402.

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BAC readings of 0.3 or above can result in coma or death, while levels above 0.4 are considered to be a life-threatening medical emergency.

The man is facing charges including unlicensed driving and drink driving.

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