Car ends up in front yard of house in drink driving crash
UPDATE: A 24-year-old Kremnos man has been charged with mid-range drink driving, doing a burnout and leaving the scene of an accident after the car he was allegedly driving crashed in the front yard of a house.
Police will allege the man lost control of a Holden Statesman sedan, which ended up in the front yard of a Coffs Harbour last night about 9pm.
It's alleged he was doing a burn-out prior to the crash on Shephards Lane.
The vehicle crashed into a mailbox and a tree and was stopped metres from the front of a house.
Police and other emergency services were called to the scene.
Residents in the street told police the male driver of the crashed Holden was seen to leave the scene in another motor vehicle.
After he was found by police, the man was taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station where he returned a breath analysis reading of 0.129.
His licence was confiscated and suspended.
The man was charged to appear at Coffs Harbour Local Court on Monday, December 18.
FRIDAY 11.30PM: A CAR crashed through the front yard of a Coffs Harbour home with the alleged driver later failing a roadside breath test.
The Holden Statesman left the roadway while travelling west on Shephards Lane on Friday night.
The vehicle crashed into a mailbox and a tree, stopping just metres from a home.
Police said officers were called to the scene and were unable to locate the driver.
A man, who police believe was at the wheel of the car at the time, was found a short time later and the vehicle was towed from the scene around 11.30pm.
Police said the man failed a roadside breath test and was taken to the Coffs Harbour Police Station for breath analysis.