NSW police charge man with high-range drink driving after crash

A man has been charged with high-range drink driving after a single-vehicle crash in Sydney’s south-west last night.

About 10.40pm (Sunday 14 April 2019), emergency services were called to a crash on Chester Hill Road, Chester Hill.

Officers from Bankstown Police Area Command attended and located a car which had collided with a pole.

A 21-year-old man was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics for minor lacerations, however did not require hospitalisation.

He was subject to a Roadside Breath Test which returned a positive result, before being arrested and taken to Bankstown Police Station, where he was subject to a breath analysis which returned a reading of 0.169.

He was charged with high-range PCA, and granted conditional bail to appear at Bankstown Local Court on Wednesday 8 May 2019.

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