Driver caught almost 3 times over the legal limit

A 43-year-old woman from Meekatharra was caught driving nearly three times over the legal alcohol limit.

The woman was driving a Mitsubishi Magna on Chapman Road yesterday when she was stopped by police at around 10:15am.

Police allege that it was ascertained she had consumed alcohol.

She was taken to the Geraldton Police Station where she underwent a breath test with an alleged final reading of 0.123.

The woman will face Geraldton Magistrates Court on October 2 charged with exceeding 0.08.