A car crashed on the Bruce Highway at Lethebrook last Friday, August 7. Photo: Contributed
A car crashed on the Bruce Highway at Lethebrook last Friday, August 7. Photo: Contributed

Woman facing charges after Bruce Highway crash

A WOMAN has been charged with dangerous driving after she crashed down an embankment on the Bruce Highway at Lethebrook.

Proserpine police were called to the crash about 12.50pm last Friday, August 7.

 

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Police allege the woman was almost four times the legal limit when she drove the station wagon onto the opposite side of the road and crashed down the embankment.

The 57-year-old Townsville woman allegedly returned a blood alcohol reading of .192.

She has been charged with dangerous driving and high-range drink driving and is scheduled to appear at Proserpine Magistrates Court on September 7.