Drunk driver had child on board: police

A man who sped by police in his car has been charged with high-range drink-driving.

Police patrolling Greenwell Point Road in Nowra at 9pm on Friday night said they stopped the man after he sped past them.

They noticed a four-year-old child in the car as well as a number of empty beer cans.

The man tested positive for alcohol and was arrested and taken to Nowra Police Station.

His breath analysis returned a reading of .167.

The man’s licence was suspended and he was also charged with drug possession and dangerous driving.

He will appear in Nowra Local Court on August 18.