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High Range Drink Driving, Rockhampton

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A man has been charged with drink driving after he was reportedly spotted swerving and hit a concrete island in the middle of the road in Rockhampton.  

The 55-year-old Yeppoon man behind the wheel was allegedly intercepted on Fitzroy Street on Tuesday.

The driver was breath tested, allegedly returning a breath alcohol concentration (BAC) reading of 0.276, more than five times the legal limit.

The man was taken into custody and his licence was suspended.

He will appear in the Rockhampton Magistrates Court on November 19.

Police remind motorists to remember the Fatal Five and to take particular care on our roads.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24hrs per day.

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