Drunk on Ring Road

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DRINK driver An­drew Terry was fined $1800 af­ter his crashed his sil­ver Ford Falcon into a pad­dock off the Ring Rd.

Terry, 36, pleaded guilty in Bund­aberg Mag­is­trates Court to driv­ing un­der the in­flu­ence at 6.10pm on Fri­day, Septem­ber 22.

He had an al­co­hol read­ing of 0.155. Pros­e­cu­tor Se­nior Con­sta­ble Tina Bland said Terry told of­fi­cers a cane haulage truck crossed the cen­tre line ‘and forced him to crash’.

Terry was un­steady on his feet, say­ing he’d drunk six pots of beer af­ter work be­tween 4pm and 5.40pm.

“It was stupid get­ting be­hind the wheel,” he told the court.

Terry, a farm worker, was also dis­qual­i­fied from driv­ing for 12 months.

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