Man crashes into wall in Eaton while allegedly drunk at the wheel

Kate FieldingSouth Western Times
VideoThe man was allegedly drink driving at the time of the crash.

An Eaton man who was allegedly behind the wheel after drinking has narrowly missed a house as he crashed into a brick wall in the front yard of a home.

Police and firefighters were called to the Blue Wren Drive home about 7.20 last night when they spent several hours trying to recover the four-wheel-drive.

Police and firefighters were called to the Blue Wren Drive home.
Camera IconPolice and firefighters were called to the Blue Wren Drive home. Credit: Kate Fielding

The alleged driver remained at the scene where he was breath tested before being taken to Bunbury Police Station.

Police say the 31-year-old man had allegedly left Eaton Tavern, before clipping a light pole and as he attempted to turn a corner, he crashed into the fence.

Firefighters work to free the vehicle.
Camera IconFirefighters work to free the vehicle. Credit: Kate Fielding

The man has been charged with driving with a blood alcohol level in excess of 0.08 and is due to appear in court at a later date.

The man’s licence was disqualified.

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