Drink driving and speeding at 8am: Woman loses license

A 58-year-old woman had her license suspended after drink driving 30km/h over the speed limit.

Police from Richmond Local Area Command allege that at 8.18am Tuesday morning the Goonellabah woman was sighted driving a vehicle at a speed of 70km/h in a 40km/h zone on Casino Street, South Lismore, Senior Constable David Henderson said.

The woman also failed a breath test.

She was taken to Lismore Police Station where she provided a breath analysis that placed her in the High Range drink driving category.

She has been charged with high range drink driving and exceeding speed by more than 30km/h an hour, snr const Henderson said.

Police also suspended her driver's licence.

She is to appear in Lismore Local Court in January.



Flood mitigation plan gains momentum

premium_icon Flood mitigation plan gains momentum

NSW Deputy Premier visits the site of Stage One.

'Leave Australia Day alone'

'Leave Australia Day alone'

MP's survey results reveal most want date to remain unchanged

Rescue chopper called to chainsaw accident

Rescue chopper called to chainsaw accident

A woman in her 70s was treated by paramedics and critical care team

Local Partners