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Drunk Driver Crashes into Stobie Pole

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A man has been reported for drink driving after a crash at Port Lincoln earlier this week.

On Tuesday night Police received a report of a vehicle colliding with a stobie pole on Tyler Street before driving off.

Police located the car parked on Mortlock Terrace and spoke with the driver who was then submitted to a breath tested.

He allegedly produced a blood alcohol reading of 0.254, more than five times the legal limit.

A 59-year-old man from Port Lincoln was reported for drink driving and issued with a twelve month instant loss of licence. His car was impounded and he will be summoned to appear in court at a later date.