Drunk driver charged after crashing into library in Granville

A man has been charged with drink driving after allegedly crashing into a western Sydney library overnight.

About 1am (Thursday 19 November 2020), emergency services were called to Memorial Drive, Granville, after reports of a crash.

Officers attached to Cumberland Police Area Command attended and a Mitsubishi Triton utility had crashed into the library building, trapping the female passenger.

The 40-year-old woman was freed by Fire & Rescue NSW and treated by paramedics before being transferred to Westmead Hospital suffering minor injuries.

The driver, a 43-year-old man, was subject to a roadside breath test, returning a positive result.

He was arrested and taken to Granville Police Station where he allegedly returned a breath analysis reading of 0.108

The Sefton man was issued a Court Attendance Notice for drive with mid-range PCA, and negligent driving.

He is due to appear at Parramatta Local Court at a future date. His licence was suspended.

The building and vehicle suffered extensive damage as a result of the crash.

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