Trevor Veale

Naked drink-driver caught speeding

A NUDE Lismore man led police on a chase up Ballina Road at speeds of up to 135kmh on Saturday.

Police allege the man, who gave a blood alcohol reading of 0.115, raced through 27 intersections and five roundabouts.

Even after blowing a tyre at the junction of Gordon Blair Drive, the man, 23, continued at speed for another three kilometres before stopping at the junction of Oliver Avenue and the Bruxner Highway.

When police confronted him, the man was wearing only shoes and socks.

He will appear in Lismore Local Court on October 26.


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