January 22, 2021

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Drunk driver ‘pinned man to ATM’

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<p>The driver was arrested and he allegedly returned a breath analysis reading of 0.107.</p>

A man has been charged with drink driving after allegedly backing his car into a pedestrian and pinning him to an ATM.

Last night a man was trying to park his Skoda Octavia in Allambie Heights on Sydney's northern beaches when the car mounted the curb.

It hit a 20-year-old man and pinned to him to an ATM, crushing one of his legs. He was rushed to Royal North Shore Hospital with a serious fracture.

A man was pinned to an ATM by an alleged drunk driver.

The Skoda driver, a 59-year-old man, was subjected to a roadside breath test that returned a positive result, NSW Police said.

The driver was arrested and taken to Frenchs Forest Police Station where he allegedly returned a breath analysis reading of 0.107.

The driver is accused of mounting the curb.

He was then taken to Manly Police Station where he was charged with dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm - drive under the influence, negligent driving (occasioning grievous bodily harm), drive with middle range PCA, drive motor vehicle during disqualification period, use unregistered and uninsured motor vehicle.

The driver was refused bail and will appear at Manly Local Court today.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/drunk-driver-allegedly-backed-into-man-crushed-his-leg-pinned-him-to-atm/e101c7c1-b354-4fe6-951c-a34533017260

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