Man busted driving nearly 7x over alcohol limit after smashing into cars

A man has been busted driving nearly seven times over the legal alcohol limit after crashing into three cars at Blacktown.

Police said that around 2.15pm on Thursday, the 44-year-old man was driving a black Jeep Cherokee through a carpark on St Martins Crescent when he smashed into two vehicles.

“The man allegedly drove through a hedge garden, off a metre high retaining wall and eventually came to a stop after he allegedly struck a third vehicle,” police said in a statement.


The man was found nearby and subjected to a roadside breath test which provided a positive result.

He was arrested and taken to Blacktown Police Station where he underwent a breath analysis returning a reading of 0.326.

The man was charged with high range PCA and his licence was suspended.

He was granted bail to appear at Blacktown Local Court on Friday 18 August.

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