Man evades breath test, crashes

A Golden Square man crashed his Holden Commodore after he attempted to evade a preliminary breath test site on Thursday night. 

Highway Patrol Acting Sergeant Peter Dyer said the 46-year-old tried to drive around the breath test site on Sparrowhawk Road in Long Gully about 7.10pm. 

"The driver has continued along Keenes Road, then lost control and crashed," he said. 

"He was then taken back to the station and found to have a blood alcohol reading of .121.

"His licence was suspended and he received a summons for court. He was charged with drink driving, evading police and reckless driving. The car was towed away with minor damage."

Meanwhile, police say they will target low-level speeders in a bid to lower the road toll.

Acting Senior Sergeant Della Nihill said there was a perception within the community that police would not issue infringements for low-level speeding. 

"We will actively pursue people who are low-level speeding," she said. 

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