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Truganina Man Arrested for DUI After Carnegie Car Collisions

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The Truganina Man Fled the Scene, Returning to a Nearby House Party

Early this morning, an incident unfolded in Carnegie involving a 25-year-old Truganina resident. The individual was apprehended after colliding with parked cars on Margaret Street and Emily Street around 12:30 am.

In response to reports of the collisions, local Bayside police arrived at the scene, finding five parked cars affected by the crashes. The Truganina man initially fled the scene but later returned to a nearby house party on Beena Avenue.

Efficient police work led to the identification and apprehension of the Truganina man. He was subsequently taken to a police station for a mandatory breath test, which revealed a blood alcohol level of 0.228, well above the legal limit.

The Truganina man is expected to face multiple charges, including DUI, careless driving, leaving the scene of an accident, and other traffic-related offenses.

This incident occurred during Operation Scoreboard, a statewide law enforcement initiative running this weekend. Police are conducting extensive roadside alcohol and drug testing as part of the operation to enhance road safety and discourage reckless driving. The Truganina man’s actions underscore the importance of such efforts. Stay tuned for updates as the situation develops.

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