Woman charged with drink driving after cyclist struck by car

November 30, 2022 7:16 am in by

A 54-year-old woman has been charged with drink driving after her car allegedly struck a cyclist at Tewantin.

Police say the rider was hit by a Toyota Camry on Poinciana Ave around 4.15 on Monday afternoon.

The driver of the vehicle allegedly returned a blood-alcohol reading of 0.259 per cent, more than five times the legal limit.

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The Tewantin woman has since been served with a notice to appear for driving under the influence of liquor.

She is expected to face the Noosa Magistrates Court on December 20.

Forensic Crash Unit investigations are ongoing.