Drink driver nabbed in Chelsea Heights

A 24-year-old woman was caught drink driving after crashing her car at Chelsea Heights early this morning.

Moorabbin Highway Patrol officers were called to Thames Promenade where a car had crashed into a parked car about 2am.

The female driver returned a positive preliminary breath test and was taken to a police station where she returned a breath test reading of .244.

The Bonbeach woman is expected to be charged on summons with drink driving and other traffic related offences.

This incident forms part of Operation Roadwise, a state-wide focus on keeping our community safe on the roads during the Christmas and New Year period.

The 24-day operation aims to reduce road trauma, including injuries and the number of lives lost on our roads.

During the festive period, motorists can expect to be breath tested, drug tested, and have their vehicles scanned and speed-checked by police to ensure everyone returns home to their loved ones safely this Christmas and New Year.

Operation Roadwise involves all available personnel including local road policing units, general duties, other operational policing units and centralised resources from Road Policing Command.

The operation runs from 12.01am Friday 13 December to 11.59pm Sunday 5 January.

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