A drunk driver caused an accident on Saturday and when the police measured the amount of alcohol in his blood it was an unbelievable 4.63 percentage points. The Osijek – Baranja police were called to a road traffic accident on Saturday in which a person was slightly injured on Saturday at around 6.40pm and when they asked the driver to take a breath test were shocked with the results.
The driver of the car, a 42-year-old man, had a blood alcohol content of 4.63 points stated the police. He was fined the maximum fine of 42,300 Kuna, received 12 points on his licence and was immediately banned from driving for 3 months.
Not only shouldn’t he have been driving but according to medical reports he was lucky to be alive. A concentration of four or more points of alcohol in the blood can cause severe consequences, including death due to respiratory failure, very low blood pressure, or suffocation due to vomiting as the lungs aren’t able to expel the fluid from the lungs.