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Motorcyclist nabbed allegedly drunk after riding more than 170 kilometres

3AW NEWS

A man has allegedly driven a motorbike more than 170 kilometres under the influence of alcohol on his way home from the Phillip Island Grand Prix.

Police stopped the rider at Rosedale – approximately 174km from Phillip Island – at 10.20am on Monday morning.

A 38-year-old man allegedly returned a blood alcohol reading of 0.102 per cent.

The male rider said he was riding home to Wollongong in NSW.

His bike was immediately impounded at a cost of $877 and he is expected to be charged on summons for drink driving.

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