A man will appear in court next month after crashing his car into a parked vehicle while allegedly intoxicated on Thursday.
Police allege around 4.50am , a 35-year-old man was driving his Mazda 6 west along Sandy Point Road, Corlette, when he lost control and crashed into a parked car.
His vehicle rolled and landed on its roof near Foreshore Drive.
Emergency services were called and officers from Port Stephens – Hunter PD attended and spoke with the driver who was not injured.
He was breath tested and provided a positive result.
He was arrested and taken to Nelson Bay Police Station where he submitted an alleged breath analysis reading of 0.176 – in the high-range category.
He was charged with high range PCA, and his licence was suspended.
He is due to appear in Raymond Terrace Local Court on January 25.