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Valet Blows Over The Limit After Crashing Car At Work

A hotel valet has been charged after crashing a car he was moving while on duty.

The driver, a 53-year-old man, was working at a hotel in the Sydney inner city suburb of Pyrmont when the incident occurred.

Police found the damaged white BMW at about 11.30am Friday abandoned on a footpath.

After making inquiries, police found the valet inside a hotel at the same location.

The man had been moving the car to a nearby carpark when he swerved to avoid another car, but mounted the footpath and crashed into a pole.

"The car was significantly damaged; however, no-one was injured," police said in a statement.

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He was arrested and submitted to breath testing, where he recorded a blood alcohol reading of 0.071, which is 0.021 over the legal limit.

He has been charged with low-range PCA (prescribed concentration of alcohol) and negligent driving, and will face court at a later date.

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