A HOTEL valet has been charged with low range drink driving after he crashed a luxury car while on duty.
The 53-year-old was working at a hotel in Sydney’s Pyrmont when the incident occurred on Friday morning.
“Police were told the car was being moved by the hotel’s valet to a nearby carpark when he swerved to avoid a collision with another car, mounted the footpath and crashed into a pole,” NSW police said in a statement.
ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER THIS ADVERTISEMENT
Officers found the significantly damaged white BMW abandoned on a footpath around 11.30am.
Following inquiries, they located the valet inside a hotel at the same location.
He was arrested for the purpose of a breath analysis and was taken to Sydney City Police Station where he recorded a reading of 0.071.
The man was charged with drive with low-range PCA and negligent driving.
He was issued a Field Court Attendance Notice to face Downing Centre Local Court at a later date.