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Driver carrying kids allegedly blows .306%

A WOMAN driving a car carrying three children has been charged after allegedly blowing .306% when breath tested by police in Currimundi.

About 5.50pm on Saturday, police received reports of a vehicle driving erratically along Nicklin Way.

Officers intercepted the vehicle and breath tested the driver, who allegedly returned a Blood Alcohol Concentration reading of .306 percent.

Police will further allege that there were three children in the car at the time.

A 26-year-old local woman has been charged with one count each of driving whilst under the influence, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle whilst adversely affected and endangering the life of a child.

She is due to appear in the Caloundra Magistrates Court on January 24.

Anyone with information which could assist police with their investigations should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.

Crime Stoppers is a charitable community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444.

Topics:  breath, driver, drunk, police


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