Drink Driver Caught After Foot Chase at Port Augusta

October 4, 2023 5:36 am in by
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A drink driver was caught after a foot chase at Port Augusta Monday morning.

Police attempted to pull over a vehicle on Victoria Parade at about 1.15am.

The driver drove on for about 600 metres before stopping the car in Fern Street, running off and jumping over a fence.

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The patrol located the suspected driver in a rear yard on Glyde Street, hiding under a bush.

The driver, a 19-year-old Pennington man, recorded a blood alcohol reading of 0.106.

He was arrested and charged with drink driving, hindering police and being unlawfully on premises.