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Off duty cop blows three TIMES the alcohol limit after crashing

  • An off-duty policeman allegedly blew almost three times the legal alcohol limit
  • It is believed the constable veered onto the wrong side of Hopkins Road
  • He collided with two cars, sending two people to hospital with minor injuries
  • The constable was taken to a police station where he returned a reading of 0.138

An off-duty policeman has allegedly blown almost three times the legal alcohol limit after crashing into two cars in Melbourne’s west.

It is believed the constable, from the northwest metro region, veered onto the wrong side of Hopkins Road at Rockbank about 9.30pm on Thursday.

The officer from North West Metro Region collided with two cars, sending two people to hospital with minor injuries, police said.

It is believed the constable veered onto the wrong side of Hopkins Road before smashing into two cars (pictured) 

The off-duty policeman allegedly blew almost three times the legal alcohol limit (stock picture) 

The off-duty policeman allegedly blew almost three times the legal alcohol limit (stock picture) 

When tested for alcohol during a preliminary breath test the cop returned a positive reading. 

He was taken to a police station where he returned a reading of 0.138 and is expected to be charged on summons.

Professional Standards Command has been notified as per standard procedure.

The constable was taken to a police station where he returned a reading of 0.138

The constable was taken to a police station where he returned a reading of 0.138

 

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