Alleged drunk driver smashes through wall and front yard of home

THE FRONT YARD of a Sydney home has been destroyed after an alleged drink driver careered through it just before midnight on Friday.

The 43-year-old, who allegedly blew 0.149, was behind the wheel of a sedan when he lost control on Lehn Road in East Hills at 11.45pm.

He smashed through a retaining wall and garden before hitting a car parked in the driveway.


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Police say he failed a breath test at the scene before being arrested and taken to Bankstown Police Station.

He has been charged with mid-range drink driving and had his licence suspended to front court in November.

Since graduating from University in 2003, Rachel has worked in radio in a variety of roles including announcer, journalist and copywriter. The crazy world of radio has taken her from her hometown of Toowoomba to Wollongong, Sydney, Brisbane and finally the Gold Coast when in 2009 she started writing and presenting news with Hot Tomato and myGC.com.au.

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