A man will face court next month charged with driving drunk along a shared bike/pedestrian path at Kingscliff on Monday (December 12).
At about 6.30pm the 65-year-old man was spotted driving his Ford Focus north along the beachside pathway that’s intended only for cyclists and pedestrians.
Police were called and stopped the vehicle, which had crashed into a number of signs and railings along the path.
The driver was breath tested and returned a positive result.
He was arrested and taken to Kingscliff Police Station where he allegedly returned a breath analysis reading of 0.198.
The man’s licence was suspended and he was charged with high-range drink driving.
He will appear in Tweed Heads Local Court on Monday, January 9, 2017.