A man, who was driving with a child passenger, allegedly blew 0.272 in an alcohol breath analysis test after a crash at Penshurst on Sunday night.
Police said the man, 42, was driving a Ford Mondeo west along Forest Road just after 7pm when it struck a Toyota Echo from behind.
The driver of the Ford and his passenger, a girl, 10, were not injured and nor was the Toyota driver, a woman, 18.
After a roadside breath test, the Ford driver was taken to Kogarah Police Station where he allegedly returned a reading of 0.272.
The man was charged with drive with high range PCA and drive motor vehicle – not carry licence.
His licence was also suspended.
The man was granted conditional bail to appear at Sutherland Local Court on September 5.