The driver of a truck was lucky it did not tip over after it lost two wheels, Timaru sergeant Tony Woodbridge says. Members of the public alerted the truck driver in a fully laden logging truck on State Highway 8. The Commercial Vehicle Unit is investigating.
A young Timaru woman, 18, was stopped on South St for drink driving and blew 372mcg.
A 19-year-old woman stopped on Hassle St for driving while disqualified was processed for EBA and blew 206mcg.
Police stopped a 57-year-old woman outside the RSA on Wai iti Rd and impounded her car for driving while disqualified.
No one was injured when two cars collided on Selwyn St yesterday.
A Waimate man, 29, had his driver's licence suspended for driving with excess demerit points.