Woman busted 7x the legal limit after ‘swerving’ across traffic

A WOMAN has been busted drink-driving almost seven times the legal limit in Sydney’s west.

Witnesses called police after spotting a sedan swearing across traffic on Henry Lawson Drive in Padstow just before 7pm last night.

Police say the woman’s car then hit a gutter, with a tow-truck driver moving his vehicle to block her car and prevent her from leaving.


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The 53-year-old woman was arrested at the scene by police.

She was taken to Bankstown Police Station where she underwent a breath analysis, returning an alleged reading 0.342.

The woman, from Padstow Heights, has since been charged with high-range PCA and is due to appear in Bankstown Local Court on 1 April.

Her licence has also been suspended and confiscated.

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