Gold Coast woman caught driving 6x over legal alcohol limit at lunch time

A WOMAN in her 40s has been charged with high range drink driving following an incident on the Gold Coast.

A member of the public called police after the 48-year-old woman was allegedly seen driving erratically through the streets of Maudsland shortly after midday on Tuesday.

Officers intercepted the woman’s vehicle on Maudsland Road around 1.30pm and conducted a roadside breath test.


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Police say the woman failed the roadside test and so was transported to Coomera Police Station for further testing.

The 48-year-old woman from Wongawallen allegedly returned a breath alcohol concentration of 0.318 percent.

She was charged with driving under the influence of liquor (high range) and is scheduled to appear in Southport Magistrates Court on October 24.