Worst drink driver reading during Easter campaign recorded at Jimboomba

QUEENSLAND'S worst drunk driver over the Easter weekend was caught in Jimboomba almost five times over the legal limit.

HIGH READING: A drink driver was caught in Jimboomba with a reading of 0.243 over the Easter weekend.

HIGH READING: A drink driver was caught in Jimboomba with a reading of 0.243 over the Easter weekend.

The driver who recorded a blood alcohol reading of 0.243.

Police also caught a driver with a reading of 0.153 at Algester while another motorist was caught speeding 139km/h in an 80 zone on the Logan Motorway at Parkinson.

The Queensland Police Service's latest Easter Road Safety campaign statistics reveal three people have died on Queensland roads since Thursday, April 18 when the campaign launched.

There were 74 traffic incidents which injured 83 people on Queensland roads.

Police conducted 29,233 random breath tests and caught 178 drink drivers while 164 drug drivers were recorded from 1049 roadside drug tests.

A total of 10,752 drivers were caught speeding, 106 people found not wearing a seatbelt and 68 people were fined for mobile phone offences.

The Queensland Easter Road Safety campaign continues until midnight.

If you have information which can assist police contact Policelink 131 444 or Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000.

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