Driver who was more than five times the legal limit crashes car into South Australian hotel

Driver who was more than five times the legal limit crashes car into South Australian hotel

A man is in hospital after a car crashed in the beer garden of a hotel in Port Noarlunga on Saturday night.

The incident happened at around when police and emergency services were called to Gawler Street at Port Noarlunga following 000 reports a car collided into a hotel.

A 60-year-old man who was a patron at the hotel was hit by the car and suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries. He was taken by SAAS to Flinders Medical Centre where he is being treated.

The driver, a 46-year-old man from Port Noarlunga, was breath tested and provided a positive result of 0.267 – more than five times the legal limit.

He has been reported for aggravated driving without due care and drink driving and will be summonsed to appear in court at a later date.

The vehicle, a white Mitsubishi Triton, was towed from the scene.

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