B-double driver off the road after drink driving near Seymour

Sunday, 18 June 2017 07:02

Seymour police intercepted a b-double truck driver for allegedly drink driving on the Hume Freeway near Seymour last night.

It’s believed police received reports of erratic driving by the b-double driver on the northbound lanes of the freeway about 6.50pm.

Police attempted to intercept the driver and after about five kilometres, the driver stopped.

The driver was breath tested and returned an evidentiary breath test reading of 0.139%.

The 64-year-old from New South Wales is expected to be charged on summons with drink driving offences.

Sgt Geoff Shaw from Seymour police thanked motorists for their awareness during the incident.

“We appreciate motorists taking the time to report the incident and thereby ensuring their own safety and the safety of other motorists.”

Hannah Rowlands

Media Officer