A MAN convicted of drunk driving has been acquitted by the
This overturns a previous conviction by the
On April 8 last year, Local Police in
During the two kilometer chase, he passed through several red lights and conducted all kinds of evasive maneuvers including skidding on the curves and even making hand-brake turns.
Finally the driver stopped and submitted to two breathalyzer tests which were 0.45 and 0.43 grams of alcohol per litre of blood.
The legal limit is 0.25 grams and above 0.60 grams is considered a crime.
Police officers initially claimed that the driver had slurred speech and failed coordination tests, although during the appeal one of the officers admitted that the accused was actually able to speak coherently.