A driver in Murwillumbah blew five times the legal limit.
A driver in Murwillumbah blew five times the legal limit. Trevor Veale

Murwillumbah driver's ridiculous alcohol reading

A MURWILLUMBAH man who blew five times the legal alcohol limit has had his driver's licence suspended.

Police said that about 2.30pm on Saturday, officers were alerted to a drunk man in Murwillumbah.

On arrival, police allege, the man entered a vehicle and turned on the ignition.

Police intervened and the man was detained for a breath analysis at Murwillumbah Police Station that resulted in a reading of 0.270.

The driver was charged with High Range PCA and his driver's licence was suspended.



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