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About 1.40pm, emergency services were called to a car park on Jonson Street, Byron Bay, after reports a Toyota Corolla struck a light pole.

The driver and sole-occupant, a 45-year-old woman, escaped uninjured.

Officers from Tweed/Byron Police District conducted a roadside breath test, which returned a positive result.

She was taken to Byron Bay Police Station where she allegedly returned a breath analysis reading of 0.333.

The woman, from Clunes, was charged with high-range PCA and granted conditional bail to appear at Byron Bay Local Court on October 25.

Her licence was suspended.


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