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Woman who crashed car 'six times legal limit'

A 45-YEAR-OLD woman has shocked local police by driving with a blood alcohol reading that was more than six-times the legal limit.

Chinchilla Police were called to a Middle St address on October 15 at 7.30pm after the alleged offender had crashed a car whilst trying to leave a driveway.

The driver returned a blood alcohol content reading of .312.

Chinchilla police officer-in-charge Sergeant Gerard Brady said it was the highest he had ever seen.

The woman was charged with high range drink driving.

Topics:  alcohol drink driving police



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