High-range drink driving charge at Lucas Heights

A man who was speeding at Lucas Heights has been charged with high-range drink driving, with an alleged blood alcohol reading of 0.262.

At about 2.15pm on July 5, Sutherland Police Highway Patrol stopped a Red Honda Jazz that was detected travelling at 95km/h on Heathcote Road.

That section of Heathcote Road has a signposted speed limit of 70km/h.

The car was stopped and police spoke to the 39-year-old driver.

A roadside breath test returned a positive result.

His licence was suspended and he was issued an infringement notice for exceeding the speed limit by more than 20km/h.

He will appear in Sutherland Local Court on August 15.