Hills Drink Driver Reported for Leaving Crash Scene

May 6, 2024 8:50 am in by
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An elderly man from the Adelaide Hills has been reported for drink driving and leaving the scene of a crash.

About 5.20pm Saturday 4 May emergency services were called to Tippet Road after reports a Volkswagen heading north and a Hyundai heading south collided.

The driver of the Hyundai, a 28-year-old Moana woman, and her 36-year-old male passenger were not injured.

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The driver of the Volkswagen, an 85-year-old Lobethal man, allegedly left the scene prior to police arrival but was later located at his home address. He was breath tested allegedly returning a positive reading of 0.201 – more than four times the legal limit.

He lost his licence on the spot for 12 months and will be summonsed to appear in court at a later date.

Both vehicles were towed from the scene.