Driver seven times over legal limit

A NARACOORTE man will face court after returning an alcohol reading more than seven times the legal limit yesterday.

About 2pm on September 1, a concerned member of the public contacted police after observing the driver pull up in the car park of a business in Naracoorte.

Police attended and breath tested the driver who returned a positive result of .387.

He was subsequently conveyed to Mount Gambier Hospital for a medical assessment.

The driver, a 46-year-old man from Naracoorte, was charged with drink driving and driving while unlicensed.

He will be summonsed to appear in court at a later date.

The driver’s car has been impounded for 28 days and he has been issued with an immediate loss of license for 12 months.