Millicent drink driver returns record reading

MILLICENT set an unwanted record during new year celebrations with a motorist recording the highest blood alcohol level in the state.

Police breath tested around 7500 motorists across South Australia on Sunday and Monday with a 40-year-old Millicent man returning a reading of .269.

The reading is almost six times the legal limit of .05.

Police said his car was stopped by a mobile patrol in McCourt Street at 12.43am and he was breath tested.

The man was reported for drink driving as well as driving under disqualification and driving an unregistered and uninsured vehicle.

His car was impounded and he will be summonsed to


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