Drink driver caught at nearly four times the limit

DRUNK, unlicensed and on the road at 7.30am.

A 37-year-old driver returned a breath test at nearly four times the legal limit after crashing his car into a ditch at Childers.

Police were advised that the man's car had run off the side of Butchers Rd about 7.30am Thursday.

The Hervey Bay man initially refused to provide a roadside breath sample but after being arrested and taken to Childers Police Station returned a reading of 0.199%.

The man was charged with failing to provide a breath sample, drink driving and unlicensed driving.

He will face Childers Magistrates Court next month.


5 sheds gone, 4 towns under threat in Woolooga disaster

5 sheds gone, 4 towns under threat in Woolooga disaster

Woolooga fire heading for Miva, Theebine, Scotchy Pocket and Gunalda

DOGS FOR SALE: Heartless scammer targets Goomeri

DOGS FOR SALE: Heartless scammer targets Goomeri

If you have information for police, contact Policelink.

Unusual visitor gets mooving and enjoys the sights

Unusual visitor gets mooving and enjoys the sights

Surprising visitor finds out if the grass really is greener.

Local Partners