Driver In Malaga Caught Twice In 48 Hours Three Times Over Alcohol Limit

Driver four times over alcohol limit crashes and rolls his car in Malaga. CREDIT: Policia Local Malaga

A DRIVER in Malaga was caught driving three times over the alcohol limit in 48 hours.

A driver in Malaga was caught driving three times over the alcohol limit in 48 hours. The man, 34, of Columbian nationality is now under investigation for crimes against road safety.
The first incident took place in the early hours of Saturday, April 17, when the 092 Room of the Malaga Local Police received a call warning of a couple having an argument on public roads.
Officers attended the scene, located on Diego de Vergara Street, and interviewed the man and woman, who downplayed the argument and claimed nothing was happening. Officers noticed the man was showing signs of intoxication, although he told them he would leave with a friend.
Minutes later, however, officers travelling down Eugenio Gross Street saw the same individual behind the wheel of a Peugeot 206. The officers then activated the lights and sirens indicating him to pull over.
When the vehicle stopped the officers again confirmed that the driver was under the influence of alcohol, noticeable symptoms included hesitant speech, the smell of alcohol on his breath and a flushed face.

Officers requested the individual to take a breathalyser test, by which he showed a rate of 0.82 and 0.80 milligrams of alcohol per litre of exhaled air in the two tests.
Two days later in the early hours of Sunday, April 19, officers of the Local Police of Malaga again intercepted the individual, this time he was travelling on Camino de Suárez in the direction of Avenida Valle-Inclán. Officers again discovered the individual to be intoxicated, he was also violating current mobility restrictions.
He was accompanied to the GIAA offices of the Malaga Local Police where he also tested positive: 0.83 and 0.74 milligrams of alcohol per litre of air.
On both occasions, the driver’s rights were read to him as the alleged perpetrator of two crimes against road safety for driving a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol and he was warned that he would be cited by the authorities judicial.

Source: SUR

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