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Man arrested for driving almost 12 times over the limit

A 51-year-old man was found by police on Saturday evening to have been drink driving, when a breathalyser test showed he was almost 12 times over the limit, police said on Sunday.

Chief of Larnaca traffic police Haris Hadjiyiasemi said the man from Rumania, a resident of Dromolaxia, where he was stopped, hit a stationary vehicle while he was driving alonog Tasos Papadopoulos street.

When police officers arrived at the scene they realised the man was drunk.

An alcotest showed a reading of 121μg, whereas the limit is 9. A finial reading showed 111μg.

He was driving on a learner’s licence, without road tax or insurance and was arrested.

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