Kiama Downs woman charged following accident

A KIAMA Downs woman has been charged with high-range PCA after an accident at Kiama.

About 12.40am on Sunday, a 28-year-old woman attempted to move a Blue Peugeot from a lockable car park at the rear of Kiama Leagues Club.

She reversed the vehicle from the car park and up a ramp which runs on to Collins Street, where she allegedly collided with a centre median island, lodging the car on top.

A tow truck attended and while loading the vehicle on to the tow truck, police arrived to find the accused sitting in the front of the tow truck.

She denied being the driver.

Police alleged they could smell liquor and noted the accused to have very red eyes, a slurred voice and was unsteady on her feet.

According to police, after she eventually informed police that she was the driver.

A breath test proved positive, and she was conveyed to Kiama Police Station, where she admitted to having consumed two schooners of beer and one cocktail.

A breath analysis recorded a high-range PCA.

The accused’s licence status was found to be already disqualified, and she is now charged with matters before the court. 

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