Drink driver in hospital after reportedly drinking perfume

A MAN has been charged with drink driving after allegedly recording a blood alcohol reading of more than five times the legal limit at Eight Mile Plains this morning.

It will be alleged around 6am police intercepted a speeding vehicle on the Pacific Motorway and was speaking with the driver when they detected a strong smell of liquor and perfume.

The driver returned a BAC of .293 per cent.  He was later transported to the QEII Hospital after reportedly ingesting perfume.

The 30-year-old Woodridge man was charged with disobeying the speed limit and Type 2c drink driving.
He is due to appear at Holland Park Magistrates Courts on the September 29.

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



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