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Driver 'more than five times legal limit' at time of Geelong crash



A woman was more than five times the legal alcohol limit in the mid-afternoon when she got behind the wheel and caused a three-car smash in Geelong yesterday, police say.

Police and paramedics rushed to the scene on Watsons Road in Newcomb at around 3pm.

They found a 39-year-old Charlemont woman behind the wheel.

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She was assessed by paramedics before being taken to a police station for breath testing, where she allegedly returned a reading of 0.278.

Police immediately suspended her licence.

It is expected she will be charged on summons in relation to drink driving and other traffic matters.

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