Disqualified drink driver fined $3000

A disqualified driver from Boorowa who crashed his vehicle while almost five times above the legal limit has been fined $3000 and banned from driving for a further 12 months.

Ashley Nathan Nunn, 26, crashed into a tree at the intersection of Queen Street and Marsden Street, Boorowa about 10pm on May 13, before returning a blood alcohol reading of .236.

He was sentenced on charges of high range PCA and drive disqualified by way of an aggregate sentence to an intensive corrections order for a period of two years.

He must abstain from alcohol for two months, and for 48 months must drive with an interlock device installed to his vehicle.

According to police facts, Nunn was taken to Boorowa District Hospital where a blood sample was taken.

Police attended the scene before visiting Nunn in hospital.

He told police "I am disqualified" when police spoke to him.