High Alcohol Reading Crash during King's Birthday Weekend Serves as a Sobering Reminder
During the King’s birthday long weekend, a 37-year-old man from Werribee South found himself in a single motor vehicle collision. Luckily, the driver escaped unharmed, and Westgate Highway Patrol members quickly arrived at the scene.
The man’s breathalyzer test revealed an astonishing alcohol reading of 0.253, which is more than five times the legal limit. As a result, he will be required to appear in the Werribee Magistrates Court at a later date.
This incident serves as a reminder of the risks associated with drinking and driving. It emphasizes the need for responsible alcohol consumption and highlights the potential consequences of impaired driving.
Police are urging the public to make wise decisions and to refrain from mixing alcohol with driving. Drinking and driving not only jeopardize the lives of those behind the wheel but also pose a significant danger to pedestrians and other road users.
As the community reflects on this incident, it underscores the importance of prioritizing safety on the roads and preventing avoidable tragedies. Let this event serve as a reminder to always make responsible choices to ensure road safety for everyone involved.