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Truck driver charged

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June 23, 2017

Seymour police intercepted a B-double truck driver for allegedly drink driving on the Hume Fwy near Seymour on Saturday 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 5km, the driver stopped.

The driver was breath tested and returned an evidentiary breath test reading of 0.139 per cent. The 64-year-old from NSW 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,’’ he said.

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